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My visit to court and why you should do the same!

My visit to court and why you should do the same!

As law students I recommend you go and see court trials to see how they work, and what a court room looks like. It is not difficult to get there, you just need to plan your time carefully and simply not be too shy to ask as many questions...

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Your starter for 10: Who is the new Lord Chancellor?

Your starter for 10: Who is the new Lord Chancellor?

After the particularly cruel combination of a snap general election coinciding with exam season, you may be forgiven for not immediately being aware of the changes arising from the subsequent cabinet reshuffle. One such change is the appointment of a new Lord Chancellor. Liz Truss, who had been widely...

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The Super Exam – What does this mean?

The Super Exam – What does this mean?

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is introducing a new super-exam for 2020, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). This means from 2020 the SRA will no longer use the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) as a requirement to become a solicitor. Instead the following requirements must...

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OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit – a rocky path to ‘sunlit uplands’ and a chance to win your place!

OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit - a rocky path to 'sunlit uplands' and a chance to win your place!

The OU Law School is hosting leading EU judge, Sir Nicholas Forwood QC, to speak about his career and challenges in EU competition law, take questions, and share insights on Brexit at ‘The Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit – a rocky path to ‘sunlit uplands’’. ‘As the government triggers...

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ICLR Open University Mooting Competition 2017 – Grand Final

ICLR Open University Mooting Competition 2017 – Grand Final

On Monday 6th March 2017, the Grand Final of the ICLR and UK Supreme Court Yearbook sponsored OU Mooting Competition, organised by Mark Baldwin, took place within the grandeur of the UK Supreme Court. On Wednesday 8th March 2017 billions of women celebrated International Women’s Day, calling for a...

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Halloween comes early as students face module nightmares!

Halloween comes early as students face module nightmares!

October has finally rolled around and can only mean two things.  Halloween is nearly here and it is the beginning of a new year of study for Open University students.  However, it appears many OULS members are experiencing a nightmare of errors and delays relating to modules they have...

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Mr Terry Munyard – An accidental advocate!

Mr Terry Munyard - An accidental advocate!

Careers Advice from Terry Munyard- Criminal Barrister at Garden Court Chambers This week I caught up with Mr Munyard, taking a break from his busy schedule after coming home from two years working on the Hillsborough inquests where he represented the families of three of those who died. He...

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