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March 18, 2018

As a young budding barrister one question I have been repeatedly asked is "if you had a feeling your client was guilty of rape or murder, would you still defend them?", and to their despair I said "yes" and began to explain the cab-rank rule.

The cab-rank rule is consid...

March 18, 2018


Last summer, I had the opportunity to do an internship at a small criminal and family law firm in Oxford. I sought to understand how law operates on a local level, gain legal exposure into the criminal court system (family courts are understandably highly private and...

November 14, 2017

November 3rd2017 - This date marked the second reading of the Representation of The People (Young People’s Enfranchisement) Bill. Could this be the next step to 16 and 17 year old suffrage? 
 

Since it was debated by youth MPs in the House of Commons in 2016, the right...

October 23, 2017

When it comes to the subject of women’s legal rights, the first – and often only – representatives of the movement that come to mind are the Suffragettes. By all means, access to the vote was an overdue legal privilege that should have been granted to women a long time...

October 9, 2017

You may be wondering what are these ‘grey markets’ and why am I, a 17-year-old aspiring law student writing about a complex economic area of study? Well simply, from exorbitantly £999 priced Canon EOS 80D Camera on John Lewis to it being sold for £709 at Portus Digital...

October 8, 2017

Earlier in the year I succeeded in gaining a short internship in an employment law firm. Acting as my first form of legal exposure, it is often assumed that the majority of law firms work with full suits on and briefcases, which I was also guilty of believing. Although...

September 26, 2017

MEDICINE, MEDICINE, MEDICINE…… that was about all I heard

for the past two years. I knew it wasn't something I wanted to pursue since I had absolutely no interest or passion for it. I’ve always immersed myself in books, keeping up to date with current affairs and histor...

With a combination of a critical mind and a passion for law, this opportunity provides a realistic and advanced view of the law- in my experience, the area of employment law. The UK Supreme Court, professional barristers and undergraduates/graduates striving for succes...

February 27, 2017

The Model Law Commission is yet another fantastic project run by Big Voice London which I have been fortunate enough to take part in. It was a three month project which involved us analysing the current law and creating our own Law Commission style report which was pre...

April 27, 2016

I am currently studying politics, economics, geography and business studies for my A Levels in Bromley. It was through politics that I found out about Big Voice London and their various projects.

 

Supreme Court Judgment Review Project

 

My first experience of BVL was thro...

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