Law Society - Cambridge

Student Group of the Year 2020! (SU Awards 2020)

FULLY virtual for Trimester One - Chelmsford students welcome!

Open to the students across all courses and faculties

Attend three of our career-preparation events (marked with*), and get certified!

Raffles and best question prizes at all events this trimester - join us and be the lucky one!

 

What do we do? And why do you need to join?

All our activities this year are directed towards one aim - to support and encourage you in your career journeys - whether barrister or solicitor routes. It does not have to be a career in law that you are pursuing, because the knowledge of law and how it can be applied is always required whatever you do.

We are aiming to keep you updated of the talks, conferences, panels and other events which may be of interest to you, which will boost your general knowledge of law and commercial awareness. There are so many fascinating things going on on- and off-campus, and it is very easy to miss them. We will make sure you don’t!

We, as a Committee, are also keen to deliver regular events that will open the door to a wealth of information, advice and useful contacts, such as guest speaker events, talks and workshops, organised by the Society or in collaboration with the Faculty of Business and Law, Law School, Law Clinic and Employability Services. Joining us for these activities will be absolutely invaluable for you, as it will let you network with professionals and help develop other soft skills.

The membership of a Law Society is also a valuable addition to your CV that will show the employers that you are not only actively involved with your course, but are also interested in further opportunities for personal and professional growth and development. And this holds true not only for the Law Students!

This semester, Law Society is also supporting the ARU’s first Sustainable Fashion Week, endorsed by the SU Elected Officers and the Global Sustainability Institute. This will be a week of online events, covering various aspects of sustainability and fashion, including business and law aspects!  You can visit Sustainable Fashion Week Instagram page at aru.sfw to find out more, and book your space here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/victoria-tait-13139468924.

For all the non-law students

If you want to know more about the law and how it works in practice, if you want to show your employer that you are not only interested in what you are studying but also involved with other areas of practice, and if you merely want to expand your knowledge – join the Law Society! We will be offering a variety of events this year, and you may well be interested in attending many of them!

Where to find us

Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/groups/angliaruskinlawsociety/

Twitter - @AngliaLawSoc

Instagram  - arulawcamb

In light of the COVID-related hardship caused to some students, we are implementing a reduced membership cost. The society membership now costs only  £3 per semester and this money goes towards the organisation and running of guest speaker talks and workshops, and raffles for those who attend our events.

 

Our plans for this trimester

(NB: booking required for all virtual events - otherwise we will be unable to send you a joining link. If the tickets for the events are not active for some reason, please, email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space)

WEEKLY Commercial Awareness Bulletin, and Bar News bulletin- exclusive for MEMBERS ONLY!

Mooting Workshops with Dan Berger - Deputy Dean (Education) - email our Mooting Officer - Siahra Malik, ssm168@student.aru.ac.uk - for more information!

14th September, 15:00 (Zoom) -  Freshers’ Week event! Alumni speaker’s best tips on getting through the Law School, Introduction to the Law Society, and Kahoot quiz with prizes to be won! - book tickets HERE => https://www.angliastudent.com/events/6392/7800/ or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space J

30th September - 17:30 (Zoom) - Legal profession and legal skills in the post-Covid era, with Gavin Macgregor of International Law Firm CMS (plus raffle with a winner picked at random - be the lucky one!). Book tickets HERE = > https://www.anliastudent.com/events/6392/7839/ or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space J

5th October - 18:30 (Zoom) - Environment, Fashion & Law with Dr Helga Hejny (part of the Sustainable Fashion Week) - Book tickets HERE =>https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fashion-sustainability-and-the-law-tickets-98429570495 or email Kate at ez139@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space :)

*14th October - 17:30 (Zoom) - How to approach your Training Contract Application and prepare for an interview, with Claire Jutsum - graduate recruitment consultant with 18 years experience (plus two random raffle winners and one best question prize). Book tickets HERE => https://www.angliastudent.com/events/6392/7894/ or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space :)

*21st October - 17:30 (Zoom) - Legal CV-writing workshop with Andrew Fragnito-Day, Principal Recruitment Consultant at Nelson Chambers (plus one random raffle winners and the best question prize). Book tickets HERE => https://www.angliastudent.com/events/6392/7902/ or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space :)

4th November - 17:30 (Zoom) - How to write first-class coursework? Essays and problem questions covered! With Jane Martin, Dr Helga Hejny, and Dr Stefan Mandelbaum (plus two random raffle winners!). Book tickets HERE => or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space :) 

*11 November - 17:30 (Zoom) - Professional Negotiation Skills for Law Students workshop with Andrew Noble (two prizes for best negotiators!). Book tickets HERE => or email Princess at ptm109@student.aru.ac.uk to book your space :)

 

Our contacts

President – Kate Zenina, ez139@student.aru.ac.uk ez139@student.aru.ac.uk; mobile: 07522014919- available on WhatsApp

Mooting Officer - Siahra Malik, ssm168@student.aru.ac.uk

Administrator - Princess Mukukaptm109@student.aru.ac.uk 

Social Events Planner Helen Proctorhjp130@student.aru.ac.uk 

Treasurer Maia Rose Creed, mrc160@student.aru.ac.uk

Commercial Awareness Newsletter Editor - Azeezat Periola, atp119@student.aru.ac.uk

We want to hear your feedback!

Do you have any ideas? Suggestions? Critical comments? Is there anything that you want us to do that we are not doing?

Please DO let us know! We are happy to hear your comments via email or WhatsApp, and we will make sure to respond as soon as possible!

 

The Law Society at the Cambridge campus is committed to being sustainable and to working with the Anglia Ruskin Green Team and Global Sustainability Institute to reduce the environmental impact we, as students and as a University, have on our community. 

 

 

 

ARMS Y1 Rep Election 2020/21

Elect your new Y1 rep online now! Committee members run and lead your society so make your vote count. You must have an ARMS membership in order to stand and vote in these elections.

1 post is up for election.

Nominations are now closed.

The polls open at 10:00 on Monday 26 October 2020 (in 47 hours)

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How to write a first-class coursework - Essays and problem questions
4th November
Zoom
Join us and lecturers Jane Martin, Helga Hejny and Stefan Mandelbaum to find out exactly what makes a first class coursework!
Professional Negotiation Skills for Law Students Workshop - with Andrew Noble
11th November
Zoom
Join us on Wednesday 11th November at 17:30 on zoom, for a professional negotiation skills workshop with Andrew Noble. Negotiation skills are key to anyone interested in pursuing a career in the legal field.

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