09 Feb 2018
February 9, 2018

ROK hosts legal talk for UEL students

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The ROK team was excited to return to the University of East London (UEL) for this year’s legal careers talk on Monday 5 February. The event, ‘A Career in law: how to get the competitive edge’, saw a range of legal professionals give their perspective on routes into law. The speakers at the event were:.. read more →

21 Dec 2017
December 21, 2017

ROK PROFILE: Edward Flood, trustee

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Edward Flood, trustee My day job is … a family law barrister. In ROK, I am …  one of the six trustees, with all the responsibilities which come with that. I have also been joint mentor lead with Michelle Edwards. Otherwise I assist with the various initiatives undertaken by ROK. I joined ROK … after.. read more →

Reeta Nair, corporate counsel at the LEGO Group, explains she established her legal career and why life as a lawyer isn’t always as it’s portrayed on TV. What is your current job title? Corporate counsel at the LEGO Group. What does your job entail on a day-to-day basis? I take care of all legal issues.. read more →

Denise Stephenson, founder and CEO My day job is … a partner in planning law. In ROK, I am … founder and CEO. I started ROK … in February 2011 after seeing all the negative press about children, youth and gang culture and the knife crime. I grew up on a council estate but there.. read more →

Alumni from Britain’s top public schools are 94 times more likely to reach the highest positions of power, new research has found. According to research from the London School of Economics (LSE), pupils who attended schools such as Eton, Charterhouse and Winchester College produce nearly 10% of all ‘Who’s Who’ entrants, despite only educating around.. read more →

29 Oct 2017
October 29, 2017

ROK PROFILE: Joseph Quashie

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Joseph Quashie, trustee My day job is … a project engineer at Network Rail and I’m currently working on the introduction of an in-cab signalling system to help increase the frequency of services in central London. Typical activities include specifying the requirements for enhancements to the railway, reviewing designs for compliance with standards, dealing with.. read more →

14 Feb 2013
February 14, 2013

ROK Christmas Brunch

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ROK Christmas [email protected] 2012 The crew met up for a great Christmas Brunch last Sunday, a good time was had by all. The pancakes with maple syrup, sausage and bacon was to die for!!! As was the PS Martinis!!:) ROK Team, thanks for another great year. Lets continue to ROK It in 2013! Thanks to.. read more →