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Join The Team

Why Get Involved?

•Gives students an opportunity to balance their university experience with a rich extracurricular activity while working alongside fellow law students and staff.

•Provides students with opportunities to vastly improve their legal research, writing, and editing skills.

•Gives future employers insight into candidates’ efficiency at legal writing and research.

Committee Position Descriptions:

Editor

  • Read the qualifying submissions in the wave assigned to you. Must have a superior grasp over the

English language in order to be able to thoroughly edit (grammar/syntax) and revise

(content/concept) submissions fairly and consistently.

  • Sit on article selection committee, each submission under serious consideration will be voted on by

the committee and the final decision rests with the Editors-in-Chief, to be selected fairly and

consistently at their discretion.

  • Edit shortlisted submissions, which may include researching and checking sources & facts to

ensure the essay is not only well written, but accurate before publication. This may include sifting

through the bibliography and editing individual citations. 

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review.

Podcast Researcher

  • Facilitating the launch of the Law Review’s new podcast, ‘Let’s Review!’ in the Winter 2022 term.

  • Conducting in-depth research on the podcast’s interviewees, including reading past publications, existing online commentaries, and topics of interest.

  • Conducting research into potential interviewees, liaising between the Editors-in-Chief and Publicity Officer (2) to keep correspondences current and active.

  • Assisting in the script-writing for each interview.

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review. This includes commitment to carrying on the podcast into the next academic year.

Publicity Officer 1

  • Maintains of all social media accounts

  • Initiates contact & liaises with Leicester University Law Society, other University of Leicester student groups, Law School administration, and other personnel as needed for the purpose of communication and publicity

  • Communicates, publicises, and promotes all Review and Review-associated events

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review

Publicity Officer 2

  • Regularly updates and manages the LSLR website. Will require skills with web formatting/design, on the facilitating platform Wix.

  • Will be in charge of recording, posting, and editing the newly launched podcast. Episodes will start off biweekly but become weekly if well received. Requires basic skills with audio software.

  • Communicates, publicises, and promotes all Review and Review-associated events on the Web Homepage.

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review.

Treasurer/ Financial Officer

  • Liaises with University of Leicester Law Society (LULS)’s Treasurer and the Student Union (SU) Treasurer to access funds.

  • Creates plans for, coordinates, and secures external sponsorship with databases, law firms, and contacts.

  • Liaises with Events Officer to ensure seamless execution of event funding, in accordance with the budget.

  • Liaises with Editors-in-Chief to ensure seamless execution of publication funding.

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review.

Secretary

  • Takes meeting minutes in organized bullet form documents, and disseminates them as needed.

  • Updates social media sites on-demand and as needed. Will work with Publicity Officer 1 when necessary.

  • General publicity.

  • General administration.

  • Other tasks as needed for the continued success, growth, and publication of the Review.

Please download the appropriate document and complete it.

All applications must be sent to leicslawreview@le.ac.uk.