Tips for living in London by Londoners themselves

Tips for living in London by Londoners themselves

I recently contributed to Law Absolute’s post on living in London. Guess I am officially a Londoner! Find the link attached below. http://www.lawabsolute.com/recruitment-news/article/tips-for-living-in-london-by-londoners-themselves On another note, I will soon be writing a post on life after law school and keeping you all updated on the…

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Savage Beauty

Savage Beauty

Recently the Alexander McQueen exhibition titled Savage Beauty came to a close. Being prepared as always I had left going to it to the last weekend. So when my friend and I eventually turned up in the afternoon on the last Thursday, it wasn’t really…

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Trustee Duties

Trustee Duties

Duty to act solely in accordance with the terms of their authority as defined in the trust deed, including a duty to invest the trust property e. the trustees must do as they are instructed in the trust deed. Can’t give property to someone who…

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Constitution of Trusts

Constitution of Trusts

B. THE CONSTITUTION OF TRUSTS I.e. the making of a trust Milroy v Lord Turner LJ, there are three ways you can give property away: Outright gift Transfer property to trust You can make yourself trustee for the benefit of beneficiary Constitution= refers to the…

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Formalities

Formalities

A. FORMALITIES General rule- equity looks to intent not form 1. Purposes of Formalities J D Feltham [1987] Conv 246. Four functions of formalities Ritual or cautionary function Because the settlor drops out of the picture once he has transferred, this is a step to…

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Outline: Principle of effectiveness and national procedural autonomy

Outline: Principle of effectiveness and national procedural autonomy

Principles of effectiveness and national procedural autonomy NATIONAL PROCEDURAL AUTONOMY Comet 1976 ECJ established that the procedural rules of each Member State generally apply to cases of EU law. However, two basic principles must be adhered to “equivalence” (the procedure for EU cases must be…

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State Liability Outline

State Liability Outline

I’ve done my best if you see a mistake feel free to message me or if you have any questions 😀 Happy revision (if there is such a thing) State Liability Attempt to mitigate the harshness of the rejection of horizontal direct effect of Directives…

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The Disappointment: Gender and Power

The Disappointment: Gender and Power

I wrote this piece for my final year of college and the poem is by one of my favorite poets; Aphra Behn. She probably appealed to me because not only was she revolutionary in her own way; from being one of the first women to…

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Comic Con Craziness

Comic Con Craziness

So today I had the honor of going through my first ever Comic Con Experience. As we swooshed along the DLR towards the Excel Center I wasn’t quite sure on what I was to expect. Although on our way there, there was absolutely no chance of…

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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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Stark Realities

Stark Realities

This is the very first piece I ever wrote for the Law magazine at uni. “Lorraine looks at the Justice System in the Seven Kingdoms” I’m writing an article about how Game of Thrones (GoT) is synonymous to studying law.  I utter this line and…

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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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