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.

Posts

11/06/2018

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.

15/05/2018

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.

03/05/2018

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.

16/04/2018

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.