Why did you choose to study the LLB?
I’ve always found the rules that govern society interesting and wanted to learn more. Studying an LLB does not just teach you what the law is, but how it works, how it impacts us, how it evolves, and how it could be improved. Combining this with the analytical skills and strong employability of the degree, it just made a lot of sense to me.
Which modules/specialism did you choose to study and why?
I have quite a broad range of interests, and I have been able to express this in my module choices. This has allowed my intellectual curiosity to flourish as I’ve managed to explore a huge number of disciplines that aren’t obviously related.
Why did you choose to study with The City Law School?
I’ve always wanted to study in London. This city offers everything anyone could want; if one wants to go shopping, to the theatre, to the best restaurants or sports games they’re all on offer here. Moreover, the closeness to the Square Mile and Temple are very useful for networking for those who want to practice law. I only got into City through clearing, but it has offered me everything I wanted in a university, so I can’t complain.
Did you take part in any extracurricular activities?
I played cricket for the university team, and have been President of the Bar and Mooting Society for the past two years. These have both been enjoyable experiences, that have taught me a lot of skills.
Can you tell us more about what you plan to do in the future?
This I’m still working out. I have simultaneously applied for a research-based master’s and a few graduate schemes. I’m very interested in a range of fields, and so have yet to make my mind up on a definitive path. What I will do is just choose whichever the best offer I receive is.
How has studying the LLB helped you in your career so far?
The analytical skills one gets on an LLB degree are unrivalled. From the first lecture, you’re forced to learn how to deep dive into a case and really get to grips with what the judge is trying to communicate. This is useful for all fields, and so even if one does not want to practice Law, it remains a very useful degree.
What have you enjoyed most about studying in London?
I genuinely love the City. The nightlife and the connections to the industry are unrivalled, and this has made for a rather enjoyable time studying here.
Do you have any advice or tips for future LLB students?
Honestly, just enjoy yourself. Your undergraduate is an opportunity that you won’t get again. This means learn a lot, but also join societies, make friends or even take up a sport. There will be few other times in your life where you can develop this much as a person in such a short space of time. So, when opportunities come up, say yes to them.