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First Gary Slapper Memorial Moot Winners Announced

First Gary Slapper Memorial Moot Winners Announced

First Gary Slapper Memorial Moot Award Winners Announced. Since August last year OULS members have been fighting it out to become the winners of the first ever Gary Slapper Memorial Award. The award which is in honour of the late Gary Slapper will take pride of place in the...

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The 2019/20 OULS Elections are open – your chance to stand for election!

The 2019/20 OULS Elections are open - your chance to stand for election!

It has been another incredible year for the Open University Law Society! We have done everything from winning mooting competitions, providing great news and advice articles, fun social events, and supporting our members like never before. All good things must sadly come to an end though. As the sun...

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Pupillage applications and interviews: my advice

As prospective barristers, we are well accustomed to the health warning attached to pursuing a career at the Bar. With over 3,000 applicants for only ~400 pupillages annually, the competition is fierce and inevitable rejection cruel. Last year, I was able to secure pupillage at my preferred chambers. This...

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The OULS Gary Slapper Memorial Mooting Finalists Revealed

  This year I have been given the pleasure of announcing the four finalists for the OULS internal Mooting Competition. Sarah Foster who after completing her LLM is now commencing the BPTC;  Sarah Couling currently in her third and final year of studying for her LLB; Harrie Austin-Jones who...

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Should A & E receptionists owe a duty of care to patients?

  On Wednesday 10th October 2018, the judgement in a case involving a member of the public and an NHS trust, was finally brought to an end in the Supreme Court, with a decision that whilst not a landmark decision, definitely shouts home the important roles every person within...

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