Norris v Ireland

As Pride month draws to a close it seems fitting to look back on the landmark case of Norris v Ireland, the European Court of Human Rights decision that acted as the major catalyst in the decriminalisation of homosexuality in Ireland. Prior to his battle on the European stage, Senator David Norris had unsuccessfully taken […]

How to take care of yourself during exam and deadline season

This weeks blog post comes from Tara Kaby who has been working in property law for the past five years. Tara’s blog post shares some tips on taking care of yourself during exam and deadline season. Exams and deadlines are one of the most stressful periods that students go through. It is easy to become so focused […]

Purchasing your first property – what is the legal process?

This weeks blog post comes from Tara Kaby who has been working in property law for the past five years. Tara’s blog post details the ins and outs of purchasing your first property. Disclaimer: please note this advice is based on an understanding of purchasing property in England. Circumstances may differ when purchasing property in […]

Aspiring Barrister: Alexandra Wilson

My name is Alexandra and I have just finished the Bar Training Course at Cardiff University. I will complete the LLM dissertation this Summer and am currently searching for any legal and/or advocacy roles and opportunities I can find. Did you pursue any other form of formal education before choosing law? If so, what made you choose law? […]

Discussing the Gender Pay Gap in the EU

This weeks blog comes from Saoirse Gallagher. Saoirse has completed an International Commerical Law Masters with the University of Limerick and she is currently writing a dissertation. She completed a BCL at undergraduate level in NUIG. Currently working as an editor and content writer for ‘The Legal Update’, Saoirse has tutored subjects including Human Rights […]

Law Graduate: Natasha Manoli

My name is Natasha Manoli. I currently work at Irwin Mitchell Solicitors as a Payments Administrator in the Court of Protection department. I’ve been working at this reputable law firm since the second year of my qualifying law degree (Where I was a filing clerk in the Public Law and Human Rights department  originally). I went […]

Law Graduate: Bronwyn Dunleavy

My name is Bronwyn Dunleavy. I am from Mayo but now live in Galway. I am a graduate of National University Ireland Galway. I graduated with an Upper Second-Class Honours. I hope to someday specialise in Health Law.  I am the first person in my immediate family to pursue a career in law. My interest […]

PGDL Student: Allie Hochhalter

My name is Allison Hochhalter, and I am a 26-year-old from Chicago.  I have just finished the PGDL with BPP University this past April and am awaiting results.  I was first introduced to the law by my aunt who is an attorney specialising in tortious appeals. When I was sixteen, she invited me to watch her […]

MA International Human Rights Law Student: Caitlin

Caitlin’s story: Studying and being able to practice law always felt like a bit of a pipe dream that I’d never achieve. I struggled massively with my mental health during my A-Levels which then impacted on the grades I achieved. These struggles continued into my undergraduate degree and again impacted on my academic achievement. However, […]

Future Solicitor – Pascalle Donders

Hi everyone! I’m Pascalle, I graduated from Nottingham Law School with my LLB in 2018 and recently started my LLM LPC at the University of Law’s Nottingham campus on a part-time basis. I am also the ULaw Nottingham campus ambassador for The Business Update, this allows me to not only improve my commercial awareness but […]