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Adam
« Having known Philip for around 3 years and studied with him during... More »
Adam
« Having known Philip for around 3 years and studied with him during this time I can say his grasp of most areas in common law at LLB is outstanding. Combined with his professional experience he can give insights into the practical application of the paper law. »
£20/h
1st lesson free!
Profile and degree verified
Response Time 2h
Lessons offered by Philip
  • Individual
  • In group
The lessons will be held
  • at his home
  • at your home
  • By webcam
Taught subjects
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Law General
  • Public law
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Lnat
Levels
  • All Levels

University Law Lecturer & Practising Advocate offers Law Tuition up to GDL/LLB Level.

Methodology

I will generally begin with a short assessment to enable me to assess where the student is in terms of their current knowledge. I will then address the fundamentals to ensure they are of a passing standard and then build upon that progress little by little. A recent student began at an E grade (a level) and progressed to a B grade within 4 months. She has an unconditional offer to study law at a very good UK University.

Background

I am an Associate Lecturer in Law and a Practicing County Court Advocate. I offer private tuition at competitive rates in all core areas of legal study, as well as many specialist options.

My students generally receive marks in top grade boundaries.

Rates

Transportation Fee : £10
Rate for online lessons : £20/h
Rate for 5 hours of lessons : £90
Rate for 10 hours of lessons : £180

Details

A level: £17.00 per hour
Undergraduate/GDL/Casual Learner: £20.00 per hour
Proof Reading: £20.00 per 1000 words.

Lessons offered by Philip
Individual
In group
The lessons will be held
at his home
at your home
webcam
Taught subjects
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Law General
  • Public law
  • Graduate Diploma in Law
  • Lnat
Levels
  • All Levels

Philip's CV

PHILIP GORDON COWBURN

EDUCATION

Ongoing Master of Laws & Bar Professional Training Course ¦ Nottingham Law School, NTU.
 Masters Element: The Law in Practice: County Court Advocacy.
 Electives: Advanced Criminal Litigation & Judicial Review.
2019 Advanced County Court Advocacy Certification ¦ Ashley Taylor’s Legal Limited.
 Small Claims Qualified (Debt, Parking, Breach of Contract, CRA 2015, etc).
2015 - 2018 Bachelor of Laws in Law ¦ Derby Law School, UoD.
 First Class Honours
 Dissertation: Governor and Director led Prison Adjudications in England and Wales.
 Electives: Coroner’s Court (81); Dissertation (75); Domestic Abuse (80); Employment (70); Mental Health (78).

2013 – 2015 A-levels ¦ Runshaw College
 Psychology (B), Sociology (C), Law (C)
 AS in English Language and Literature at grade C.
2008 – 2013 GCSEs ¦ Leyland St. Mary’s Catholic Technology College
 11 GCSEs Graded C and Above, Including Maths, English and Sciences.

MEMBERSHIPS

Middle Temple; Criminal Bar Association; Association of Regulatory and Disciplinary Lawyers; International Bar Association; Young Legal Aid Lawyers, Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

LEGAL EXPERIENCE (Previous 2 years)

2018 - Present Associate Lecturer in Law ¦ DeMontfort University, Leicester
 Teaching Responsibility: Inter-Professional Legal Skills (Joint).
 University Responsibility: DeMontfort Law School Mooting Projects (Joint).
2018 – Present Advanced County Court Advocate ¦ Ashley Taylors Legal Limited
 Attendance at County Court Centres Nationally.
 Responsible for management of own case load, including; Small Claims Trials, Landlord & Tennant, Infant Settlement, Charging Orders, Injunctions, Return of Goods & Mortgage Repossessions.

2018 – Present Founder & Managing Advocate ¦ PGC Advocacy
 Setting up a provision of advocates trained to act before university and student union panels in disciplinary and fitness to practise hearings.
 Consultancy Services for Student Union Officer Trustees.
 Private Tutoring
2017 – Present Marshalling and Mini-Pupillages ¦ Various
 Judicial Marshal to HHJ Avik Mukherjee – Birmingham Crown Court
 Personal Mini-Pupil to Jo Sidhu QC – 25 Bedford Row
 Mini-Pupil to Ropewalk Chambers
 Mini-Pupil to No5 Chambers (Birmingham)
*In totality, these experiences covered a variety of Criminal, Civil and Family Law. I was involved in case strategy and evidence evaluation throughout each experience.



OTHER EXPERIENCE (Previous 5 Years)

2018 - Present Head Residence Assistant ¦ Nottingham Trent University
 Management of 55 individuals across 13 halls of residence.
 Responsible for Initial Critical Incident Management and Response.
 Policy Author (Code of Conduct, Disciplinary Procedures, Safeguarding)
2016 – 2018 Residential Assistant / Returning RA ¦ University of Derby
 Management of Halls Estate in Unsociable Hours.
 1st Responder / Initial Incident Commander.
 Responsible for staff training.
2015 – 2016 Residential Accommodation Assistant ¦ Fresh Student Living Limited
 Customer Service.
 Complaint Handling.
 Incident Coordinator.
2013 - 2015 Radio Dispatch Operator ¦ Leyland Taxi Services Limited
 Responsible for coordination of 2 telephonists and 40+ hackney and private hire operators.
 Complaint Handling & Resolution Implementation.
 Strategic Awareness.

VOLUNTARY EXPERIENCE (Previous 5 years)

2017 - Present Justice of the Peace for England and Wales ¦ HM Judiciary
 Full Criminal Competency (Winger).
 Full Civil Competency (Winger).
 Additional Ticket for Search Warrants (Single Justice).
2016 – 2018 Chairman ¦ Union Societies Council, Derby US.
 Responsible for management of 6-person council and in excess of 60 student led societies.

2016 - 2018 Master of Moots ¦ University of Derby Law School
 Responsible for all external mooting competitions.
2016 - 2018 Committee ¦ University of Derby Law Society
 President & Trustee (2017-2018)
 Mooting Officer (2016 – 2017)
2013 - 2015 Chaplaincy Department Assistant ¦ St. Mary’s Catholic High School
 Responsible for Student Welfare and Student Volunteering.
2013 – 2015 Governor ¦ Runshaw College Corporation
 Democratically elected to represent c.5,000 students (GCSE – Undergraduate)

ACHIEVEMENTS (Previous 3yrs)

2018 Winner (DLS/NTU Annual Moot), Recipient (Alpheus J. Rowbotham Prize – first dual recipient).
2017 Winner (UK Supreme Court Moot), Top 16 (ESU / Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition).

2016 Recipient (Alpheus J. Rowbotham Prize), Winner (Derby University Moot).

2 reviews on Philip
  • 5/5

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2 recommendations

Adam

Having known Philip for around 3 years and studied with him during this time I can say his grasp of most areas in common law at LLB is outstanding. Combined with his professional experience he can give insights into the practical application of the paper law.

C
Callum

Philip has been my friend and colleague for many years. He has a real passion and talent for the law. He devotes his every effort to the tasks he undertakes.

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