SCL: Talking Tech Law

SCL: Talking Tech Law

I was recently featured in an online Q&A by the Society for Computers and Law for their Talking Tech Law series. It’s aimed at providing an interesting insight into how various legal tech figures got their start in the sector and where they see the profession…

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22 and a Path to Tech Law

22 and a Path to Tech Law

This week’s post features a review by Olivia Jean-Baptiste of the ‘A Path to Tech Law‘ panel that I recently spoke on for The Society for Computers and Law. Olivia is currently an undergraduate LLB student at City University of London where she is also…

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Let’s be honest: 21 and average

Let’s be honest: 21 and average

I don’t know if turning 21 somehow made things get real, really quick or maybe I just hadn’t been paying much attention. All of a sudden it feels like I have been hit with this wave of realization. Unfortunately, it wasn’t the type of productive or valuable realization…

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I Should Be Engaged.

I Should Be Engaged.

As I truly set off for my 20s this resonates with me and it’s so true that you sometimes don’t realise how empty your engagement with others has become when you’re so used to relying on a digital connection. It’s convenient but nothing can beat…

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Dealing with Disappointment: Confessions of a Law Student

Dealing with Disappointment: Confessions of a Law Student

So you’ve been working on this for a while. To add to the cliché you have been putting in the hours, blood, sweat and the occasional 3am breakdown. You’ve had your lucky charms close by, you’ve done your prayers and heck perhaps even opened a…

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Law: A Survival Guide

Law: A Survival Guide

I always feel a sense of sage pride when a young hopeful Law student to be looks at me with naïve hope shining in their eyes, seeking advice regarding the mythical subject and career of the Law. You see your old self in their youthful…

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Open Day Experience: Reed Smith

Open Day Experience: Reed Smith

A review of my experience at Reed Smith’s Open Day.

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What is Possession in relation to Land Law?

What is Possession in relation to Land Law?

Note: these were the very first notes I ever took in this lecture and they just give a really really brief summarization of points. What is property? It is the law of things and it mainly concerns itself with rights and duties, and their relation…

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A very brief summary: What is a Constitution?

A very brief summary: What is a Constitution?

Usual exam question to consider: Would a written constitution make a great improvement to the UK system of government? 1.What is a constitution for? people need to know who has the power to make decisions or take actions It grants legitimacy to the state and…

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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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Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Pt 1: Revision

Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Pt 1: Revision

Non-Consensual Sexual Offences Sexual Offences Act 2003 1.     Rape S1 A.    Definition: A person commits rape if they intentionally penetrate, without consent and they don’t reasonably believe that the victim consented 1.   Penetration is a continuing act as given by Kaitamaki and s79(2)  2.     Sexual…

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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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