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? […]

Law Student: Jasmin Brown

This week’s blog features Brighton University LLB Law student, Jasmin Brown. What are you doing now? I’m currently working full time in legal technology whilst sitting my second year law exams. Did you pursue any other form of formal education before choosing law? If so, what made you choose law? Yes- so many! After leaving college I went […]

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 […]

The Power of Perspective⏳

I recently stumbled across a post all about perspective from Amber Rae and it got me thinking about the different ways my perspective has changed, particularly in light of the COVID-19 pandemic.   Perspective is defined as a particular attitude towards or way of regarding something.  Whether or not you’re a glass half full kind of person, […]

Every Freaking Day, Every Freaky Way

This week’s blog post comes from the Yellow Sticker Gal where she discusses sustainability, food waste and fashion. Her article features 3rd Rock Clothing – an organic, ethical, sustainable activewear brand perfect for Climbing & Yoga lovers. As a young adult I was a fussy eater, can’t cook won’t cook, meaning I would often spend […]

Ella Barker – PGDL LLM Student

My name is Ella Barker. I am currently studying the PGDL LLM at BPP University, Waterloo. I am aiming to qualify as a solicitor specialising in family law. Prior to studying law, I completed my English Literature degree at the University of Sussex in 2020, graduating during lockdown with a high 2:1. My passion for […]

Legal Diaries is looking for your help!

At Legal Diaries, we are committed to providing our readers with an array of interesting educational resources. We are, therefore, looking for writers to contribute to our blog. If you are interested, please follow the directions below. We can’t wait to read your pieces of work! We’re looking for writers to contribute in the following […]

Shannon Regan – Current BL student

Hello! My name is Shannon and I am a current student in the Honourable Society of Kings inns undergoing the barrister at law degree. I have hopes to qualify as a barrister in 2021, and to go forth and practice in criminal law in 2022. I began my journey of legal studies in 2015 straight […]

Chloe Duggan – LLM International Human Rights Law student

Hey! I am Chloe from @lawfullychloe and I am a current LLM International Human Rights Law student at Lancaster University.  Studying law was not always my end goal when I was taking my GSCE’s, I wanted to be a commercial airline pilot, but after realising the expense of training and having undergone severe financial difficulties, […]

Rachel Jones – Trainee Solicitor

What are you doing now?  I am currently working as a trainee solicitor in a high street firm that specialises in Family Law. We do quite a lot of Legal Aid work and I run my own caseload! I absolutely love the work I do and I am incredibly passionate about this area of law.  […]