Irina M

Irina M

After one year of legal work experience, including an insight scheme at a London law firm, volunteering at a legal advice centre and winning first prize in a mooting competition, I am ready to embark on the second year of my law degree and share all the good and bad bits with you here on my blog.



How effective are tribunals?

Tribunals are a vital feature of the legal system. Their role is to hear appeals challenging government decisions, in areas such as social security, immigration or employment, where a statutory right to appeal is created.


How to choose the right university for you

There are a few lessons I have learned about how to make sure that the university you choose is suitable for you.


Critical thinking: a case study of the military intervention in Syria

In response to a suspected chemical attack on the town of Douma on 7 April 2018, the US, UK, and France launched airstrikes on three government sites in Syria, targeting chemical weapons facilities.


Tips for securing a part-time job

Working part-time alongside my law degree has really helped me become more independent: it has provided me with a source of income and has also exposed me to the responsibility of solving problems on a daily basis.