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07 September 2011

ULaw's trainee solicitor course now available in Bristol
The College of Law is to begin running the Professional Skills Course (PSC), a compulsory course for trainee solicitors, at its new Bristol centre for the first time this month.

06 September 2011

ULaw's revamped Professional Skills Course (PSC)
The College of Law has revamped its Professional Skills Course (PSC) to give trainee solicitors even better preparation for practice in the modern world of law.

17 August 2011

Aspirant Lawyers Can Wait Until 2012 Before Studying Without Delaying Their First Job
Two-year undergraduate law degree from The College of Law starting in September 2012 offers a cost-effective alternative to students who may have missed out on a university place.

01 July 2011

Pathways To Law Report Reveals Positive Impact On Disadvantaged Students’ University Chances
Figures revealed in the first Pathways to Law annual report show that the groundbreaking widening participation scheme is actively helping young people from disadvantaged backgrounds to gain places at leading universities.

13 June 2011

Aspiring lawyers debate about Jaffa Cakes | ULaw
Aspiring lawyers will get a taste of legal argument by debating whether Jaffa Cakes are biscuits or cakes during forthcoming open days to promote The College of Law’s new undergraduate law degree.

02 June 2011

2 June 2011: Irwin Mitchell Launches Innovative Professional Training and Career Development Scheme with College of Law
LEADING national firm Irwin Mitchell is to launch a ground-breaking partnership with The College of Law to offer specially tailored training courses to legal staff at all levels in the firm.

25 May 2011

High percentage of ULaw LPC graduates in legal work
Latest figures suggest that the law offers strong employment prospects even in a recession.

25 May 2011

ULaw's new accelerated LPC for students starting in 2012
The College of Law is to begin offering its accelerated Legal Practice Course (LPC) to all students from next year.

19 April 2011

The University of Law enters the undergraduate law market
The higher fees public universities are set to charge will allow a competitive market to emerge on price and quality of degrees, The College of Law said today.

08 April 2011

ULaw's York students win Beachcroft Mooting Shield
A joint team from The College of Law in York and University of York Law School have demonstrated their advocacy skills by winning the Beachcroft Mooting Shield.

05 April 2011

Local Lawyers Take to the Field for The Annual York College of Law Legal Sports Day
Hundreds of lawyers and law students from across the north got into the competitive spirit at the annual Legal Sports Day held by The College of Law in York on Saturday (April 2), with 32 teams vying for trophies in netball, football and rugby.

04 April 2011

ULaw's Birmingham students take part in mock trail
Fledgling lawyers from The College of Law in Birmingham got a taste of real court life and the chance to sharpen their legal skills when they took part in a mock trial last week.

31 March 2011

ULaw students in Dragon's Den-style competition
Teams of aspiring lawyers from The College of Law in York demonstrated their business acumen this week by entering the College’s equivalent of the ‘Dragon’s Den’.

30 March 2011

Burges Salmon Becomes Latest Bristol-Based Law Firm to Announce Training Partnership with College of Law
Leading law firm Burges Salmon has signed a training agreement with the UK’s top provider of professional legal education, The College of Law.

25 March 2011

Is Birmingham still the second city? – Local university students debate the issue
The inaugural Birmingham Law Society (BLS) Debating Competition final was held this month at Squires, Sanders and Dempsey with a team from The College of Law becoming the first winners of this new and exciting inter-educational competition.

25 March 2011

ULaw alumnus wins Trainee Solicitor of the Year 2011
College of Law alumnus Linden Thomas walked away with the prize for Trainee Solicitor of the Year at the 2011 Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards.

16 March 2011

ULaw Bristol shortlisted for two national pro bono awards
The College of Law’s Bristol centre has added to the overall success of its first year in operation by being shortlisted for two national pro bono awards.

02 March 2011

College of Law in Birmingham launches part-time Bar training course for potential barristers
Aspiring barristers from the Midlands can now combine study for the Bar with existing work or family commitments following the launch of a new part-time training course at The College of Law in Birmingham.

16 February 2011

ULaw's Birmingham students compete in business game
Teams of aspiring lawyers from The College of Law in Birmingham demonstrated their business acumen by going head to head in the final of the College’s annual business game.

10 February 2011

Strong public interest case exists for new approach to reserved legal activities, says LSI
The Legal Services Institute (LSI), a legal think tank, proposes that there is a strong public interest argument for will-writing and immigration services to be added to the list of reserved legal activities in the Legal Services Act 2007.
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