Hello, my name is Lorraine, and I survived the first year of law school

Hello, my name is Lorraine, and I survived …

The owl of Minerva, takes its flight only when the shades of night are gathering.  — Hegel’s Philosophy of Right, Preface  Many things can be said about my first year as a Benthamite at UCL Laws, and I think this sums it up pretty well. In that…

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Barrister's Cocktail Party

Barrister's Cocktail Party

One of the perks of being in London is that you get to be at the centre of it all. Whether that be in relation to music, the arts, business or simply running into celebrities when you least expect it. (Tottenham Court Road seems to…

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Procrastination isn’t taking a break: Dealing With Stress

Procrastination isn’t taking a break: Dealing With …

After the excitement and euphoria of Fresher’s week, reality soon catches up with you. You have what I call that “Wizard of Oz” moment. This is that moment where you realize that you are most definitely not in college any more and neither are you…

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“The wise man is one who, knows, what he does not know.”

“The wise man is one who, knows, what …

“The wise man is one who, knows, what he does not know.” -Lao Tsu One quick lesson you learn as a law student is that you think you know and understand but chances are… the first time around, you actually don’t. I might just be…

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What Do You Expect from a career in law?

What Do You Expect from a career in …

The first thing that springs to mind would be one of two things for many. Imagine a dark, dusty, antique office: littered with academic papers and never-ending mountains of books, blocking the meagre sunlight coming in from a tiny window. Don’t forget the endless hours…

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