‘I’m thankful for the time I spent studying in the UK because it really moulded and developed me into who I am today… those experiences changed the way that I think, to believe that I could make a difference, and I could make changes’ Mary-Ann Suan Kim

In this film we introduce you to Mary-Ann Ooi Suan Kim, who holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Sheffield and a Diploma in Legal Practice from the University of London. Mary-Ann is a barrister and the founder of OS Kim and Associates in Kuala Lumpar, where she is able to incorporate her international studying experience into her business and legal practices. 

Mary-Ann shares some priceless advice with Isaac, who is studying LLB Law at Queen Mary’s University of London. Both Mary-Ann and Isaac share a mutual desire and passion to change their community for the better.  

Law in the UK

The UK is home to the world’s top three law schools, with many other excellent courses across the country, to help you develop the skill and confidence needed to grow your law career. The level and diversity of legal expertise in the UK ranks among the very best anywhere in the world, and the outstanding teachers you’ll meet use a progressive approach to learning designed to develop creative, independent thinking.

Thinking of a career in law?

Here is some information about the law courses featured in our film:

LLB Law at School of Law - Queen Mary University of London

Queen Mary’s long-established Law LLB is your first major step to becoming a barrister or solicitor. This renowned degree incorporates all the compulsory modules needed to meet Bar Council and Law Society requirements, and has a strong focus on analysis, attention to detail, argument and communication. It’s an excellent option for students pursuing a legal career or with a general interest in law.

Discover more about undergraduate law degrees at Queen Mary University of London

LLB Law at University of Sheffield

University of Sheffield's LLB Law course is a Qualifying Law Degree which introduces all the subjects needed to develop a critical understanding of modern English law. From the very beginning of the course we teach students how to study law; how to find, understand and apply legal knowledge, texts, cases and terminology which facilities learning. The course offers a huge amount of choice and flexibility including foundation and specialist option modules to develop academic strengths and work towards a chosen career path. This course also offers an optional year abroad in over 70 destinations worldwide.

Learn more about LLB Law at University of Sheffield 

Legal Practice Course at City, University of London

City Law School is one of London's major law schools offering an impressive range of academic and professional courses. With skill and dedication, City Law School have been using education, research and enterprise to transform the lives of their students, their community and the world for over a hundred years. Located in the heart of legal London, The City Law School is the first law school in London to educate students and practitioners at all stages of legal education. The Legal Practice Course (Postgraduate Diploma) is an excellent preparation for practice, offering students a realistic experience of life as a trainee solicitor.

Find out more about this course at City, University of London 

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