University of Sussex Client Interviewing Competition 2021.22

After winning a close internal competition, judged by practitioners from our sponsor DMH Stallard LLP, winners George Grammer-Taylor (Final year Law LLB) and Samantha Smith (Final year Law LLB/Laurier), represented Sussex in the regional heat of the national Client Interviewing competition The Client Interviewing Competition in February 2022. Prior to the internal competition, students took…

Life, Law & Crossing Borders: podcast

Our names are Cynthia and Guneet and we are currently final year law students at the University of Sussex. We are both Canadian students; one from Vancouver and the other from Toronto respectively.​  Towards the end of our first year in Brighton, we found ourselves quite overwhelmed by the influx of information and the lack…

Pinsent Masons mentoring scheme: experience of 19.20 mentee

The Pinsent Masons Mentoring Programme has helped me to better understand what a solicitor does on a day to day basis. Through personal contact with my mentor, I was able to ask specific questions about the career which I felt needed further clarity, this ranged from enquiring about the contents of my mentor’s daily workload,…

Applicant blog competition winner: Starting A Law Degree The Other Side of 35

Blog co-authors, Sarah Tohill and Victoria Phillips, are joining the University of Sussex’s Law LLB in September 2020 as (very) mature students. In a slightly overgrown corner of Ovingdean’s disarmingly pretty St Wulfran’s churchyard, a sun-mottled headstone gives nothing away about the near-seismic importance of one of its tenants: Britain’s first practising female barrister, Helena…