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Primary £25.00
Secondary £25.00
GCSE £25.00


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GCSE £25.00
A-Level £30.00


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Casual Learner £30.00


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A-Level £30.00
University £35.00
Casual Learner £35.00

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Personal Description:

Specialist tutor in a range of law subjects. Highly experienced and unconventional with teaching tactics.
A very approachable, friendly and passionate person
Focus on answering exam questions, the technique to score the maximum marks and they key points examiners are looking for.
My all-round experience allows me to teach students the key points examiners are looking for
Very understanding and willing to accommodate to the needs of students

Recipient of many law and teaching awards notably the

University of London Award for Academic Achievement 2009
Dean's nomination for the Queen's Solicitors Award 2011
Leonard Sainer Scholarship Award 2012

I can also lecture on SKYPE, having experience doing podcasts before.

Tutoring Experience:

I have a solid 4 years of law lecturing experience to date, tutoring at a London-based private tuition centre as a utility lecturer.
Tutored more than 60 students on a one-to-one basis during the time.

I have taught A-Level students especially those reading for the CAMBRIDGE BOARD exams and AQA exams - subjects include English legal system, Tort law and Contract law. My experience in teaching students the precise answering technique to the questions allowed me to guide 2 students (Hoda and Yasmine) to score grade A last year in the AQA A-level law exams.

In addition, I was a lecturer and tutor at Advance Tertiary College, a special provider for students reading for the University of London external law degree (today the International Programmes) - lecturing the subjects of

Company law
Equity & Trusts
Contract law
Constitutional law/ Public law
European Union law
Business law modules including the English legal system
European Human Rights law
Consumer protection law
Commercial law

London local council initiative tutor 2011 - tutoring

English legal system
Criminal law
Tort law
Medical law

Tutored Masters students pursuing Commercial law and International trade law.

I also have expertise lecturing subjects at undergraduate level in

Employment law
Jurisprudence & Legal theory
Land law
Conflict of Laws (Private International law)
Public international law
International arbitration and ADR
Intellectual property law (IP rights)

**I have recently tutored three LPC students successfully in their resit papers in Corporate Finance (Debt and Equity finance) and
Private Acquisitions - from BPP and from the University of Law.


I specialise in the following modules during my postgraduate studies and welcome pursuing Masters student in

Competition law
IP law
Construction law (for Masters level with special focus on JCT standard contracts)
Corporate Insolvency
Corporate Finance
Legal Aspects of International Finance
Commercial trusts & Restitution
Law of Secured Credit
Banking and Finance law
Cross border Mergers & Acquisitions
Constitutional & Institutional law of the EU

I am currently tutoring two students from LONDON BUSINESS SCHOOL in their law modules. The subjects include inter alia, Business law, Human Rights law, Contract, tort and employment law.

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I also have special experience in Birkbeck and SOAS law syllabuses, having tutored three students in Equity, Land, Company law and Public law.

I aslo have experience helping LPC students in LEGAL WRITING and RESEARCH as well as those preparing for litigation papers.

Most notably, I have helped students from the University of Hertfordshire, students from SOAS, Westminster, Middlesex uni, Leeds and King's. Therefore, I am very familiar with the syllabus and the points examiners look for.

I have taught students to do courseworks in the past including the nitty-gritty referencing, footnotes, and most importantly the research skills. I have also helped students from law/politics courses.

Students who require tailor-made notes on any of the above law subjects are also welcome to contact me. I am able to deliver the notes custom-made to your specifications.

If you require MODEL ANSWERS TO Q & A of your past-papers, please email me your past years and inform me the extent of service you need. I have experience constructing answer guides and model answers in the past for students reading law in a few universities.

Tutoring Approach:

Exam-orientated style of teaching designed to achieve the best possible marks in the examinations
Heavy focus on teaching students to answer legal problem and essay questions
A lot of case analyses to discuss legal concepts, doctrines and principles
The entire lecture will be built on technique and helping students answer the exam questions.
Very versatile teaching which will be tailored to the student's request.

CUSTOM-MADE NOTES PROVIDED ACCORDING TO THE STUDENT'S SYLLABUS - no need for the student to buy expensive Q & A books. I will do the research of the books in the **Contact Detail Removed** and deliver the notes totally free to the students with the conclusion of each lesson to build on the study!

My passion and style is also particularly suited to students NEW TO THE STUDY OF LAW including FIRST-YEAR UNDERGRADUATES.

I am also effective at helping students during LAST-MINUTE REVISION score good marks by planning out and implementing an intensive study regime

In short, if you want to score top marks in your law exams and gain an all-round perspective of the law in practice, I am the tutor to serve your needs!


Native Language: English (British)
Additional Languages: Chinese, English (British), Cantonese, Hokkien, Malay, Indonesian
Availability: Weekends / Weekdays (all times)
References Available: Yes (✔ On File)

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