Julia Funke JD – Immigration Lawyer & Mum of 2

Colleges/universities you are attending/attended with the year of graduation if applicable.  Northern Illinois University, Bachelor’s Degree in Spanish Translation and Business with a Minor in International Politics – May 2011 The John Marshall Law School, Juris Doctor – May 2014 Tell us a little bit about yourself (you name, where you from, hobbies, etc.) My […]

Second Year Law Student – Siobhán Spratt

My name is Siobhán Spratt. I am a student at the University of Limerick, currently in second year. I grew up in The Netherlands but was born in Ireland, I have some hobbies, such as full contact rugby, swimming, running, cycling, horse-riding and dog protection training with my German shepherd ´Kaya´! I knew I wanted […]

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 […]

Future Commercial Solicitor – Rianna Grewal

Hi! I’m Rianna and I have recently graduated from the University of Birmingham with a 2:1 in my law degree. In a week’s time I will be starting my LPC MSc in Law, Business and Management at the University of Law online. I decided to start my LLB straight after my A-Levels as I knew […]

29 Life Lessons I’ve Learned In 29 Years

Today, I turn 29… If I’m being honest, I don’t really have too many feelings about this one. I’m now at the age where I have to actively think ‘What age am I?’ when someone asks me. 29 feels a little stale if I’m being honest. For me it carries no significance other than I […]

How to decide whether to become a Barrister or a Solicitor

The Irish and UK system still maintains a division between solicitors and barristers; in essence the former are advocates whilst the latter work on all aspects of the legal matter. Different skill sets are required and each has its own individual pathway into practice. I will cover both of these pathways in a blog posts […]

A letter to my 6th-year self

Dear 6th Year Me, I know you are absolutely terrified with mocks on the way and panicking that you have put all the wrong courses or universities on your CAO application…. Will you get enough points for the course you want?? Do you want to do law?? Do you want to study politics?? Are you […]

Hello 2020

It’s that time of year again – Time to put another year to bed and start fresh with a renewed sense of energy……Right? It’s also the time of year where we are usually all most hopefully and make a number of resolutions/goals and try to stick to them for January at least. I mean if […]