by Rawan Ali Mohammed Osman Yassin I always understood that to be a legal practitioner, you must love the law, study the law, and most importantly understand it. Something that cannot be achieved without interest. I developed an avid interest in the legal field from my early youth through observing my father’s career as a … More Studying an LLM at Warwick Law School
On 1 September 2021, the route to qualifying as a solicitor will change with the introduction of the new SQE exam. The SQE will then replace the GDL for non-law graduates (Graduate Diploma in Law) and LPC (Legal Practice Course). However, students already doing one of these courses or a law degree don’t have to … More The new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE)
My career journey (so far) as an International Economic Law LLM Graduate. In the aftermath of the global financial crisis I decided to take a Masters course that combined my interest in international affairs, economics and law. Graduating from Warwick (2015) with an LLM in International Economic Law was undoubtedly one of the most inspiring journeys at … More Why You Should always Embrace New Challenges
When the first lockdown hit, I was at home, with only two weeks’ worth of clothes to last what ended up being four months. I had headed home at the beginning of the holidays, aiming to go back to Warwick for the final two weeks to finish coursework and prepare for exams. These exams all … More Securing a job during a global pandemic – a WLS alumna story.
I applied for the LLM Law in Development at Warwick in 1999-2000. I chose it because I wanted to do “something with human rights”. The truth: I had found law studies extremely dull and the environment in law departments anonymous, if not hostile, and my grades were far from confidence boosting. I was looking for an escape route or, in the language of an application letter: “I … More What do umbrellas have to do with human rights lawyering?