Statements about the real quality of foreign legal education may come down to opinion. I mean, there's probably an objective truth to that somewhere, but we'd need to consult education experts and academics to get at that. Statements about the results of foreign legal education in the Canadian job market are not matters of opinion. This is a question of observable reality. And that's what almost everyone cares about and ends up asking. "If I go to this school, and come back to Canada, will I be able to find a job?" On that basis, it's a bad idea - or at very least, it's a plan of last resort.
To put it another way, it may come down to opinion, but isn't that what the employment marketplace is? When you're trying to get someone to hire you, their opinion about whether you're the best candidate for the job is all that matters. The sum of all opinions of all employers is what determines the outcome. There's no question that individual situations will vary. There's no doubt at all in my mind that in specific examples, there must be employers on the market who would take a foreign grad over a domestic grad - perhaps alumni from the same schools, or someone who for whatever reason is inexplicably more impressed by Leicester than by U of T. But overall the trends are very clear, and are observable by all lawyers working in the field. And that's exactly why a consensus has emerged here.
Take all of that for what you will. No one is saying you have to like it, or even agree. But it's true information from lawyers who are paying attention.
I agree the Gandhi example doesn't necessarily prove anything and I agree with you that going to law school in the UK is stupid as a Canadian, unless you go to a top school and plan to start working in the UK and transfer. However, as someone who has lived in London for 7 years and having gone to law school there (not UCL) - you are completely wrong about relative rankings. Comparing UCL to Leicester is laughable, Magic Circle firms recruit more from UCL than any other university including Oxbridge. In fact UCL is ranked above Oxford and on par with Cambridge with the additional advantage of being directly in the heart of London bloomsbury for the entirety of law school.
Like I said I agree it's stupid to go to a UK law school and come back to Canada, I ended up doing that although mostly due to unforeseen events. However, going to Oxbridge/UCL/LSE and coming back to Canada is not really comparable in terms of stupidity to going to Leicester.
This is a weird theory and I don’t agree with it. Mixing up homonyms and spelling errors are about the same level of error, and one certainly isn’t “way worse” than the other.
OP, I wouldn’t worry about it. Everyone makes errors when they’re writing. It’s preferable to avoid them, but not worth stressing about ones you’ve already sent out into the world.