Academic Spotlight Series
The Academic Spotlight Series invites six legal bodies to attend the university to give a presentation about themselves and their areas of practice. The series will take place once every month from October 2018 to March 2019. Students will get the opportunity to hear from practicing professionals, from a variety of legal bodies, on a wide range of areas of legal practice. The legal bodies attending and the date of their attendance are below. Click on the logos for more information.
25th October 2018
To Be Announced
Band Hatton Button
15 October 2018
To be Announced
Cornwall Street Barristers
11th December 2018
To be Announced
The Presidents Drinks
A privet members only pre-drinks session for the CUSU closing party at Kasbah at the Slug and Lettuce. Limited supply of free drinks.
4th October 2018
Must book a free ticket
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The society's third sponsored Moot competition, sponsored by Cornwall Street Barristers. This moot competition will have it's final, on 20th of March held in the Supreme Court and judged by Justice of the Supreme Court Lord Hodge
Skeleton Argument due 15th February
Mini-Pupilage with Ciornwall Street Barristers and a £200 cash.
Click the Cornwall Street Barristers Logo for competition rules.
Sir Ernest Ryder
The first sponsored essay writing competition held by Coventry University Law Society. Duel sponsored by both Sir Ernest Ryder and Coventry University Law School.
29 March 2019
Word Limit: 3000
A prize of £100 provided by the Law School and an opportunity to marshall (3 days) with Sir Ernest will be presented to the winner.
Full details of the competition available here
The society's second sponsored Moot competition, hosted, sponsored and judges by St Ives Chambers, and their guest barrister Tom Harrill.
Skeleton Argument due 23rd November
Mini-Pupilage with St Ives Chambers and a £200 cash.
Click the St Ives Chambers Logo for competition rules.
Induction Mini-Moot Competition
The societies first ever sponsored Moot competition, hosted and judged by our sponsor BPP University Law School with guest Judge Hannah Bush, practicing barrister and BBP University Law School lecturer.
28th September 2018
Mini-Pupilage with St Philips Barristers and a £200 cash.
The Lord Mayors Debate Competition
The societies first ever debate competition, hosted and judged by our guest, The Lord Mayor of Coventry John Blundell.
1st October 2018
A Tour of of the Council House, St Mary’s Guildhall and afternoon tea with the Lord Mayor and a £200 cash.