Libby Hounslow

Country: United Kingdom
Subject of study: English Law and French Law/Master 1 (Maitrise)
Year of graduation: 2024
Type/Level of study: Undergraduate

What did you enjoy most about your degree programme?

Learning about two different legal systems in two languages along side each other. The course was intellectually stimulating and very rewarding.

Some of the students were are profiling have in addition to their degree been awarded a departmental prize or award in recognition of their exceptional achievements. If this applies to you please can you tell us about the award you have received and what this award means to you?

I was awarded the Franco-British Lawyers Society prize for for the highest overall credit-weighted mark for a student on the LLB English Law and French Law/Master 1 (Maîtrise) programme of study.

Please tell us if you were a member of any societies, groups or sports clubs?

Commercial Awareness Officer for the International Law Society in my second year. I was also a member of the University Polo Club.

What was the highlight of your time at Exeter?

 The highlight was my third year in Exeter. I loved my modules and really felt like Exeter was my home.

What will you miss the most about University?

Definitely the campus! It is so beautiful.

What advice would you give to current and future students? (If you are an international student what would you like to tell future students from back home who might be thinking about applying to study in Exeter?)

 Get involved with a society or club from your first year. It will enrich your overall experience and is where you will make life long friends.

What are your plans now that you have graduated?

I have a training contract with Slaughter and May that I will start in 2026 after completing the SQE.


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