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Lessons offered by Katie
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Taught subjects
  • Criminal law
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
Levels
  • All Levels

Graduate Diploma in Law Student, Criminology and Criminal Justice Degree background, here to help with all things legal!

Methodology

I teach with enthusiasm and try to make the content as relatable as possible to the student to aid understanding. My teaching method is very structured and logical. I ensure that the content is tailored to exam technique to help provide students with every skill needed to do well in their exams.

Experience

I am a Graduate Diploma in Law student, I am due to start the Bar Professional Training Course in September. I have an Undergraduate degree and Masters degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice. I guest lecture every so often, but looking to help those students needing one to one help.

Rates

Rate for online lessons : £20/h

Details

The rate will vary dependant on travel and level of education.

Lessons offered by Katie
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Criminal law
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
Levels
  • All Levels

Katie 's CV

The University of Law, London Moorgate 2017 to 2018
Graduate Diploma in Law

University of Portsmouth 2013 to 2014
MSc Criminology and Criminal Justice; Merit
Dissertation; 'Trauma impact of sexual abuse victims moving through the court process'

University of Portsmouth 2010 to 2013
BSc (Hons) Criminology and Criminal Justice; 2:1 68%
Sexual offences and offender behaviour; 70% Psychology and the Law; 73%

South Cheshire College 2008 to 2010
A-Levels; Law (A) History (B) and Psychology (B)

LEGAL EXPERIENCE
Chambers of David Josse Q.C - 5 St Andrew's Hill, London - Mini-Pupillage Oct 2018
Offer to commence a mini-pupillage, October 29 2018

Chambers of John Benson Q.C - 1MCB, London- Mini-Pupillage May 2018
Offer to commence a mini-pupillage, May 7 2018

City of London Appeals Clinic - London - Case Worker (Pro-Bono) 2018 to Present
Looking at potential cases of miscarriages of justice and drafting grounds of appeal for review by professional lawyers
Learning what to look for when seeking to overturn a conviction and what evidence might be useful in doing so

Chambers of Michael Harris - 10 King's Bench Walk, London - Mini-pupillage March 2018
Observed a domestic abuse trial with the use of Dari interpreters and an assault trial involving body warn video evidence, in which there was an issue surrounding the disclosure of the evidence, both at magistrates' court
Attended an immigration appeal hearing with the use of Urdu interpreters, seeking asylum for a homosexual client who feared return to her home country because of her sexuality and an impending arranged marriage
Attended an immigration appeal hearing, seeking asylum for a client under article 8 of the Human Rights Act

The Law Support Group - London - Paralegal Jan to March 2018
Provided support for barristers/solicitors at various law firms in handling of cases and prepared for hearings and trials
Wrote reports, conducted legal research, took witness statements and performed administrative tasks

Legal Advice Centre - London - Client Advisor (Pro-Bono) Feb 2018
Interviewed clients to obtain details of the case to; identify the legal issues, research the law, discussed options for progression of the case and finally drafted a detailed letter of advice

Chambers of Mark Love - 2 Dr. Johnson's Buildings - Mini-Pupillage Nov 2017
Attended an assault 'Newton' trial and also a sentencing hearing on a domestic abuse case, both at magistrates' courts
Shadowed the Head of Chambers at High Court on a complex child abduction case
Sat in on a video-link conversation between a barrister and the defendant at County Court who was already serving a prison a sentence for burglary and facing further charges
Witnessed local authority care proceedings in Family Court, which involved the use of Polish interpreters

Dr Adrian Heald (MP Candidate) - Crewe - Political Researcher 2013 to 2015
Advised on local crime policies, delivered speeches on crime related matters to schools and universities
Liaised with MP's e.g. former Health Secretary, Andy Burnham and discussed matters relating to the situation of the NHS
Involved in directly lobbying to legislatures about issues of how previous sexual history was being used in cross-examination
Principal Law - Portsmouth - Legal Secretary May to July 2014
Administrative duties for a named partner in matrimonial and family law
Prepared and organised case bundles for trial on divorce and child custody cases
Attended Family Court and gained a useful insight into court proceedings on divorce and child custody cases
Assisted in billing clients and gained an insight into the commercial issues which underpin the legal work of solicitors

Court Observation and Research - Hampshire/Peterborough/London 2012 to 2014
Watched cases on sexual abuse to aid MSc research and learned about the special measures used e.g. video-recorded evidence
Carried out interviews with 3 barristers, 2 solicitors and 1 judge, as it was essential to gather primary data from professionals with expertise in the legal sector

Victim Support - Portsmouth - Advocate 2011 to 2012
Helped victims of crime through the police interview process in domestic and child abuse cases
Sat with the victims during the police interview on around 20 occasions to support and help explain the process

OTHER EXPERIENCE
Zizzi - Brentwood - Manager 2016 to 2018
Assisted police investigation with CCTV evidence to aid an investigation into an assault
Liaised with Lewis Silkin about employee disciplinary procedures concerning absence from work
Required confidence to communicate with (sometimes difficult) customers; Managed the pressure of a busy environment and delegated tasks and ensured good time management so that business could flow smoothly and promptly
Held responsibility for employees and worked as a team; followed health and safety procedures and employment law

Fox and Hounds/The Royal Standard - London/Portsmouth - Manager 2014 to 2016
Liaised with police over substance misuse control and complied with licensing procedures and drink awareness

MOOTING
Herts/Blackstone's National Criminal Advocacy Competition - London - Mooting 2018 to Present
Representing the University of Law at the Herts/Blackstone's National Criminal Advocacy Competition

LSE Featherstone Mooting Competition - London - Mooting Feb 2018
Reached the quarter final in the third annual LSE Featherstone sexual orientation and gender identity moot

Chambers of Shabeena Azhar and Jonathan Mole - 9 King's Bench Walk - Juror Jan 2018
Participated in a mock a trial to give new police recruits the experience of giving evidence in court

RESPONSIBILITIES
Institution of Criminal Justice Studies - Portsmouth - Student Representative 2010 to 2015
Responsible for the welfare of students according to the student policy
Attended and chaired board meetings and sat on the Post Graduate Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Board
Integrated distant learning students and campus-based students through virtual environments
Involved in a small-scale study about research culture at graduate level

SKILLS, ORGANISATIONS AND INTERESTS
Mentored by Laura Page, a Criminal and Regulatory solicitor at Pinsent Masons (University of Law, mentoring scheme)
Member of the Centre of Forensic Interviewing Organisation at the University of Portsmouth, since 2013
Attended the Advocate Gateway Conference, titled; 'Addressing Vulnerability in Justice Systems' at The Law Society, 2015
Member of Young Legal Aid Lawyers and ALaw (animal law), since 2018
Guest lecture about vulnerability in the criminal justice process, at the University of Portsmouth, 2018
Basic/Beginner in Romanian

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