Exclusive: Law student's mum overshares on Twitter
28 July 2017
A mum has been tweeting at barristers and Freshfields telling them how clever her son is and asking them to employ him. RollOnFriday feels for the boy.
On her twitter account, 'Claire' describes herself as "Proud Mummy to my gorgeous son who is studying Law
Claire has been boosting her son on social media since he got his amazing exam results. Not that the press cared.
Her son, who RollOnFriday will call 'Steve', shares Claire's tweeting attentions with cast members of Goggle Box
, Britain's Got Talent
and Richard Osman, who was the first to hear about Steve's early law success.
This week Claire asked Freshfields why it had not invited Steve onto its vacation scheme. In a sweet exchange which will have Steve pulling his hair out in clumps, his mother was told she was three months early and then accused the Magic Circle firm of being mistaken, simultaneously reminding it that her son had performed superbly at a Freshfields workshop.
Because a mother's love knows no limits even when it should, she also attempted to bribe a barrister with some M&Ms in exchange for giving Steve some work experience.
It is not known whether the law student is grateful that his mum has access to the internet and is using it to be the most mum of all mums, or if he finds it absolutely excruciating. It is probably the latter, particularly when she tweets young women asking them to help her, help him.
Claire has also tweeted her son's university asking it what law books Steve needs to bring. And his future law professor to tell him, "My son will be seeing you next month. He got the highest results in his school
". And the Bar Council. Lucky lad.
If you are in a position to interview Steve for work experience at a law firm or chambers, let RollOnFriday know
and we'll pass it along. Go on, get his mum off his back.
For more prime tweets, check out the Magic Circle's candid trainee