Louisa Woods

KC Ambassador

UK

Profile Overview

Louisa has recently completed her second year of the LLB degree at University of Greenwich with a high 2.1 and is currently applying for training contracts. Her ambition to have a career in law as a solicitor stemmed from her desire to help solve people’s problems and positively contribute to their lives. She also enjoys being intellectually challenged and viewing situations from different perspectives. She is also an avid supporter of pro bono work and has an interest in amending the current injustices in the criminal justice system. Louisa is interested in a number of different practice areas including Family Law, International Law and Public and Administrative Law.

During her time at university so far, Louisa has undertaken multiple work experience placements. Most recently participating in the Legal Cheek virtual vacation scheme which allowed her to learn about different practice areas and network with a number of different people.

In addition to this, Louisa has volunteered as a student adviser last summer and during the year at her university’s Legal Advice Centre to provide legal advice alongside a qualified lawyer. This role involved drafting attendance notes and advice letters, calling up clients to get vital information and to arrange appointments and interviewing clients to help complete forms alongside a qualified lawyer.

Louisa also works seasonally at Asda alongside her studies which has developed her communication, problem solving and team working skills.

Why Kissoon Carr?

I wanted to become a brand ambassador for Kissoon Carr because it is a recruitment firm built on trust which I believe is the main foundation for any successful firm. I also wanted to be part of a company that will allow for both personal and professional growth through thinking of innovative ways to promote the brand. This will help to develop my skill set which is highly beneficial for both my future job and the studies currently undertaken at university.

Languages

  • Mother Tongue: English
  • Basic: Spanish

Societies, Charities and Affiliations

Louisa volunteers as a caseworker for the Innocence Project London based at her university which focuses on investigating alleged wrongful convictions. Louisa has been able to attend the European Annual Innocence Conference 2019 in Amsterdam and to talk at the annual Innocence Project Symposium held at her university alongside her teammates to help raise awareness.

Louisa has recently become secretary of the Amicus society at university which helps to raise awareness to provide legal representation for people facing death penalty in the United States.