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Wednesday 1 February 2017: UCL Law Society raise funds for Pets as Therapy

Since 2015, the UCL Law Society has been holding annual events to raise funds for charities relating to animals. This year, we collaborated with Pets As Therapy (PAT). We thank the volunteers and pets from PAT for taking the time to interact with UCL Laws students on campus.

Our spirits were lifted by Rosie, Frankie, Fudgy and Poppy, and we hope that PAT will be successful in its aims to enhance lives and educate the public on dogs.

Zaal Cama, final year LLB student and Overseas Officer, said:

"I thoroughly enjoyed meeting the PAT volunteers and their pets. The experience was really enjoyable and I look forward to their next visit!"

For more about the event click here

External Mooting Opportunities

University College Dublin has invited UCL Laws to participate in their 2016 Intervarsity competition which will take place on the 26th and 27th February 2016

The European Law Society is hosting a moot competition at some point in week of 22nd February. The topics will focus on free movement of peoples and EU citizenship.

If you are interested in either of these competitions please email your mooting officers Orestis Sherman or Anneena Kelay for further details.

Message posted December 16th 2015

Final Careers Night of 2015! Human Rights and Family Law

Monday December 14th. 7pm

Don't care about mergers or acquisitions? 'Commercial awareness' sounds as exciting to you as '9am lecture'? Want to help 'real people', rather than the corporate leviathan? Then our next careers event might be for you!

Meet our two top-notch speakers

Peggy Ray - Family Law
- founder and name partner at Goodman Ray

- UNICEF Child Rights Lawyer of the Year 2001
- consultant during the drafting of the Children Act 1989

Calvin Boldwin - Human Rights Law
- Senior Legal Advisor for the legal and policy office at Human Rights Watch
- areas of focus: the Middle East, north and west Africa and discrimination law
- won the first indigenous land rights case at the African Commission on Human and Peoples Rights (Endorois Community v Kenya)

Check out our UCL Law Society Careers page here

Monday November 16th and Tuesday November 17th

The UCL Law Fair is held over two days, from 5.30pm-8pm in both the North and South Cloisters

A full list of exhibitors on Day 1 can be found here and a full list of Day 2 exhibitors here

Monday November 2nd

Meet the Year Reps - Free Breakfast Bidborough Common Room 9.30am-12.00pm

This Monday the year reps are inviting you all for free a free breakfast in the Common Room. The move from Bentham has seen a lot of changes and this is an opportunity to talk to your Year Reps about any issues you are having concerns about over a croissant.

A few faculty members may come by as well if you have any questions to ask them directly.

Please sign up to the event here to give us an indication of numbers.

Hogan Lovells Career Event: 6.15 pm. Exclusive to UCL Law Students Sign up here

Christopher Stoakes, Director of Knowledge Management and Technical Training at Hogan Lovells and author of 'Know the City' will lead a session
aimed at introducing students to how the City works, what City lawyers do, the skills and qualities they should have and the importance and nature of commercial awareness.

Tuesday November 3rd

Human rights: early days or end of times? A free lecture by Mr Morten Kjaerum, former Director of the EU Agency for Fundamental Rights and Director of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law in Sweden

Tickets available here