Reform of the House of Lords: the proposals

In an earlier post, I explained some of the background to the question of House of Lords reform. But exactly what sort of reforms are proposed – and how can you find out about them? […]

Should prospective lawyers do a Law degree?

Lord Sumption – a Justice of the UK Supreme Court – is reported to have said that “it is best not to read law as an undergraduate”, and that people intending to become lawyers should […]

Reform of the House of Lords: the issues

As a constitutional lawyer, I’m interested (among other things) in how we’re governed, how the government is held to account for what it does, and how our laws are made. In the UK, it’s Parliament that […]

Welcome to applyingforlaw

Welcome to applyingforlaw – a blog for those who are thinking about applying, or who have recently applied, to study Law at University. Prospective Law students often ask me what they should be reading – to […]