The Access and Outreach Team are looking for 4 Law Faculty graduate students to mentor Pathways to Law participants for the Pathways mooting event. The work involves helping Pathways students apply the law to the moot problem, guiding them in their argumentation, clarifying whatever doubts they have, judging their oral pleadings, and giving them some feedback on their advocacy skills. 

The work will be conducted on-site at the St Cross Building, Faculty of Law and will involve face to face interaction.  There may be provision for one mentor to work online. 

Duration and hours  

Total number of hours of work available: up to six hours per Mentor

The work will be completed between Thursday 2nd December 2021 and Saturday 4th December 2021


The Mentors will report to Zoe Campbell, Baker McKenzie Access Officer, and their work will be supervised by the Lead Graduate Mooting Mentors



  • Knowledge of mooting and prior participation in moot court competitions 


  • Previous experience working on access and outreach programs.
  • Previous experience working Pathways to Law Moots
  • Previous work experience in mentorship of any kind is desirable  
  • Experience working with under 19’s.
  • A background relatable to access.


This position is open to current graduate research students in the Law Faculty.  It is expected that the work will be undertaken in the UK. 

Rate of Pay 

This will be paid at the standard research assistant rate of £15.60 per hour (based on Grade 6 point 1) plus paid holiday pay equivalent to £1.88 per hour worked.


This position is funded by the University’s & The Sutton Trust Pathways to Law Budget 

How to Apply 

A short CV and cover letter (including the name of your supervisor, if any) should be sent by email to by Thursday 25th November 2021. Please explain how you meet the requirements for the role and give details of your availability.  

Supervisors may be asked for a reference.   

Enquiries may be emailed to  


A right to work check must be undertaken by the Personnel Officer in all cases before any work commences. 

Students in the Law Faculty are permitted to work up to 8 hours per week (or a reasonable average).

Students may not work for their supervisor without the approval of the relevant Associate Dean for Graduate Students (Research or Taught)

It is expected that the work will be undertaken in the UK.