Leading independent law firm Martineau has named The College of Law as the sole provider of the Legal Practice Course (LPC) for its future trainees.
Under the agreement, which starts this academic year, the trainees can choose to study the LPC at any of the College’s eight locations around the UK.
Martineau provides a full range of commercial legal services from its offices in Birmingham and London, staffed by 45 partners and over 100 other lawyers.
Diane Price, Director of Human Resources at Martineau, said: “We are very pleased to be working with The College of Law in this way. It will mean that all our trainees receive the same quality training, which will provide them with the best starting point for their career at Martineau.”
Diane Price, Director of Human Resources at Martineau
The College of Law’s LPC focuses on addressing the commercial realities of today’s legal environment and equipping its students with the practical skills they need when entering the legal profession, including problem solving, analysis, drafting and research. It uses problem-based learning focusing on real-life cases and work situations.
Catrice Pendleton, Director of Business Development for The College of Law, said: “Martineau and the College already have a long-standing relationship and a history of working together. We are delighted to be strengthening this bond even further through this new training agreement.”
The College of Law is the leading provider of professional legal education and training in Europe with centres in London, Birmingham, Bristol, Chester, Guildford, Manchester and York.