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£40/h
1st lesson free!
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Response Time 24h
Lessons offered by Maddy
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at her home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Text commentary
Levels
  • All Levels

Second Year Law Student at Oxford University. Tutored 20 students in English/Maths. Academic excellence (A-level A*A*AA, GCSE 12A*’s).

Methodology

I prepare and tailor tuition to the student at whatever level, ensuring sessions are enjoyable and informative. I firmly believe enjoyment and challenge are the keys to success; I strive to engender my passion for all the subjects I teach.

Background

I have completed the second year of a Jurisprudence (BA) at the University of Oxford (Jesus College). I am a smiley, patient and engaging person whose aim is to inspire students to be passionate and excel in their subjects/applications.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £5
Rate for online lessons : £40/h

Details

Literature: £30p/hr for Primary. £40p/hr for GCSE. £50p/hr for A-level.

Personal statement/interview prep/applications: £40p/hr

Lessons offered by Maddy
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at her home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • English
  • Reading
  • English Literature
  • Literacy
  • Resume - cover letter’s writing prep
  • Text commentary
Levels
  • All Levels

Maddy's CV

MADELAINE LOUISA HAYES (MADDY)

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts in Jurisprudence, University of Oxford, Jesus College 10/16-07/19
Achieved 2.1: Land Law (67%); Tort Law (68%); Constitutional Law (65%); Criminal Law and Roman Law (61%)

Sixth Form, Ashby School, Leicestershire 09/14-07/16
A levels: A*AA - English Literature (A*), Mathematics (A), Chemistry (A); AS level: Biology (B)
A2 Extended Project Qualification: A* (100%) - ‘The Consequences of the UK leaving the EU: Focusing on Trade’

Secondary School, De Lisle Catholic Science College, Loughborough 09/09-07/14
GCSE: 12 A* inc English, Mathematics, French and Spanish

UNIQ Law Summer School, Oxford University, 07/15 | Law Masterclass, Cambridge University, 03/15

LEGAL EXPERIENCE

Practical Work Experience

One Week Winter Vacation Scheme, Sidley Austin, London 12/17
Gained experience of Disputes Resolution, Insurance, Financial Services Regulation, Tax and Private Equity/Corporate
Researched good faith and negligence, updated proposed sanctions table and created summary on smart contracts
Gave public address on behalf of firm during pro-bono afternoon at North London Cares
Praised for completing high standard work efficiently, meeting all deadlines and communicating my progress regularly to my Supervisor and Trainee Mentor

Four Open Days, Slaughter and May, Sidley Austin, Fieldfisher, Cleary Gottlieb, London 03/17-01/18
Enhanced my understanding of work undertaken by a trainee, completing research, due diligence and drafting tasks
Participated in a debate about the Miller decision and the implications of Brexit in legal/political spheres
Advanced by negotiation and entrepreneurial skills in group discussions and presentations

Positions of Responsibility

Vice-President Elect (Trinity Term), Oxford Law Society, Oxford 07/17-Present
Work with the President and Treasurer to gain and enhance sponsorship from law-related entities
Create and execute regular events, including an end of term ball, for 4000+ members
Delegate and communicate tasks across 18 committee members during weekly meetings
As Membership Officer last term worked efficiently in a small team of 3 to organise drives, distribute membership cards and co-ordinate events, adding to new membership approaching 200 at the Freshers’ Fair 2017

Campus Ambassador, Reed Smith, London 08/17-Present
Attended Training Day at the London Office, taking part in a rebranding and innovation workshop
Developing my marketing and networking skills working closely with the Trainee Recruitment Team, to plan and deliver campus events, attraction campaigns, and raise awareness of opportunities available to students with the firm

Campus Ambassador, Legal Cheek 07/17-Present
Work closely with the Features Editor to promote Legal Cheek as an online platform for news and careers advice
As Oxford University’s first Campus Ambassador, manage a Facebook page started from scratch

Social Secretary, Jesus College Law Society, Oxford 06/17-Present
Integrate members of the society by organising and communicating regular socials during term time

Oxford Access Law Ambassador, Linklaters, Oxford 05/17-Present
Inspire and raise the aspirations of students, supporting the Widening Access and Participation Scheme
Help at Open Days and lead school workshops to improve social mobility in the University and the legal profession

Legal Article Contributor, Legal Loop 08/17-11/17
Liaised with editorial staff to research and write succinct, informative articles on current commercial and legal topics
Articles are published online and read by an extensive student readership to improve their commerciality

National Conference Team Leader (4 day residential), Pathways to Law, University of Warwick 07/17
Responsible for the welfare and participation of 250 Year 12-13 students in law-focused activities and evening socials
Led a session for 25 students on negotiation and public speaking skills
Conferences, Networking Events and Workshops

Oxford Law/Bar Society
Networking Events - Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton, White & Case, Herbert Smith Freehills, Travers Smith, Middle Temple, Linklaters, Baker & McKenzie, Weil, Macfarlanes, Ashurst, Latham & Watkins, Clifford Chance 05/17-11/17

Aspiring Solicitors
‘The Real meaning of Commercial Awareness’ with Hogan Lovells and Bank of America Merrill Lynch 09/17
Springboard into a Vacation Scheme 08/17
‘Resolving Disputes out of Court: What every Trainee Solicitor needs to know’ with Ashurst and CIArb 08/17

Bright Network
Future Lawyers Top 100, Careers Festival, Diversity and Inclusion Conference, First Year Lawyers Top 100 09/16-09/17

Legal Cheek
‘Making it as a City Lawyer’ with Herbert Smith Freehills, Hogan Lovells and Mayer Brown 07/17
Commercial Awareness Question Time: Inside the Acquisition of Visa Europe with Macfarlanes 06/17
General Election Debate with Shearman & Sterling (submitted question selected for discussion) 06/17

Other
Women in Law with Shearman & Sterling 10/17
‘Being me; Being Successful’ with Travers Smith 04/17
The Young Lawyer Programme with UCL 09/15

FINANCIAL EXPERIENCE

2017-18 Banking and Assessment Management Programme Candidate, SEO 10/17-Present

Financial Markets Course, Yale University (Coursera) 08/17-Present
Gained a deeper understanding of risk management and the behavioural finance principles that relate to the real functioning of securities, insurance and banking industries

Two Young Investor Days, Cazenove Capital, London 08/15-08/17
Listening to, and networking with, leaders in the Wealth Management industry, gained a greater awareness of asset classes, wealth planning and charitable investments, as well as technological advancements inc Artificial Intelligence

OTHER EXPERIENCE

Tutor and Teaching Assistant, Self-employed/ B.Williams Private Tutoring, Leicestershire 03/17-08/17
Tutored over 20 students in Maths and English both in term time over Skype and during the Easter vacation

Waitress and Events Assistant, Saffron Catering Ltd, Leicestershire 06/15-08/17
Worked 10-15 hours per week at weddings, festivals and corporate events; mentored and trained new staff members

Voluntary Young Leader, GirlGuiding, Leicestershire 09/12-09/16
Weekly meetings (girls aged 5-7); only female Patrol Leader on Worldwide Scout Jamboree to Japan in 2015

EXTRA CURRICULAR

Kit/Social Secretary and Korfball Player, Oxford University Korfball Club, Oxford 09/16-Present
Elected to the committee, arrange competition/training kit and organise regular socials, improving club morale
Train twice-weekly, competing in first team matches; awarded Blues Committee Second Team Colours (Varsity 2017)

Netball, Volleyball and Rounders Captain/Player, Jesus College, Oxford 04/17-Present

Netball Player, Oxford Royals Netball Club, Oxford 04/17-10/17

Umpiring Secretary and Netball Player, Ashby Netball Club, Leicestershire 09/14-09/16
Arranged the umpire fixtures for three teams across two leagues while working towards Level C Umpiring Award

AWARDS AND OTHER NOTEWORTHY ACHIEVEMENTS

Team Captain in Aspiring Solicitors Commercial Awareness Competition (2017)
Established (and Chairperson of) Ashby School Law Society (2015-2016)
Skydive for Amnesty International (2017)
Year 13 Endeavour/ Outstanding Achievement (2016)
KS4 English Literature Prize (2014)
Flute Grade 5, Musical theatre and Classical Singing
‘Most Active School Community Member’ Trophy (2014)
Keen Traveller (Approx 30 countries inc Japan and HK)

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