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01 December 2010

College of Law Team Wins National Mediation Competition

A team from The College of Law in Bloomsbury has taken top prize in this year’s National Mediation Competition

22 November 2010

Legal Think Tank Calls for Major Shake Up of Legal Education following Announcement of Review by Regulators

The Legal Services Institute (LSI) has today published a paper calling for radical changes to legal education and the training of solicitors.

04 November 2010

College of Law Marks 10 Years of Pro Bono with Packed Programme for National Pro Bono Week

The College of Law is gearing up for a busy National Pro Bono Week as the law school celebrates a decade of running award-winning pro bono programmes.

28 October 2010

College of Law announces Alumni Bursary Fund

The College of Law is to launch an Alumni Bursary Fund to enable it to further expand its charitable activities aimed at boosting diversity in the legal profession.

18 October 2010

College of Law Launches Innovative Online Legal Practice Course

The College of Law is to launch an online Legal Practice Course (LPC), which uses the latest e-learning technology to give students more flexibility in their learning and increased one-to-one supervision from tutors.

18 October 2010

Leading Family Law Firm Sets Up Student Prize In Memory Of Former Partner

Rebecca Hawley, a former College of Law student, has been recognised for her outstanding performance in family law by receiving the inaugural Peter Clark Prize sponsored by Dawson Cornwell, one of the UK’s leading specialist family law firms.

12 October 2010

Browne Review Will Lead To Increased Competition; Quality of Educational Offer Must Be Better To Merit Greater Fees

The College of Law welcomes the Review published today by Lord Browne and the opportunity to respond to the challenges of delivering high quality Higher Education in the UK.

05 October 2010

Martineau Appoints College of Law as Exclusive LPC Provider

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.

05 October 2010

College of Law Clinches Exclusive Training Deal with LG

Leading professional legal education provider The College of Law has won an exclusive training deal with international business law firm Lawrence Graham LLP (LG).

28 September 2010

“Party is over” law firms warned at forum hosted by College of Law

General counsel from some of Europe’s leading corporations have warned law firms that “the party is over” and they must share the pain caused by the financial crisis with their clients.

24 September 2010

College of Law Shortlisted Twice in Law Society Awards

The College of Law has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Law Society Excellence Awards 2010.

23 September 2010

Legal Think Tank Calls for Balanced Approach to Legal Aid Reform

The Legal Services Institute (LSI) has warned the Government that it must consider more than just the financial costs of legal aid if the system is to be maintained at the level “that a modern ‘decent society’ should expect”.

22 September 2010

Recipient of Tracy Kaye-BLM Memorial Bursary Named

The winner of an annual bursary set up to help with tuition fees at The College of Law in York has been announced.

26 August 2010

College of Law’s New Bristol Centre Unveiled to Students as Enrolments Reach 220

Students due to start at The College of Law’s brand new centre in Bristol in September have been given a sneak preview of its state-of-the-art facilities at a recent open day.

26 August 2010

Legal Think Tank Calls For Radical New Approach To ‘Reserved’ Legal Activities

The Legal Services Institute (LSI) has today published the first part of its comprehensive review of reserved legal activities, which aims to inform the Legal Services Board’s policy in this area.

20 August 2010

The College of Law Named as Most Preferred Law School in Legal Week Student Survey

The College of Law has emerged as the most popular law school among law undergraduates and Graduate Diploma in Law students for the second year running in a major survey carried out by Legal Week Intelligence.

12 July 2010

Pathways to Law Graduates Celebrate their Achievement

Young people keen to become the lawyers of tomorrow gathered in London on Saturday (July 10) to celebrate completing the innovative two-year Pathways to Law programme, designed to widen access to the legal profession.

05 July 2010

Guildford College of Law Staff Smash Fundraising Target for Breast Cancer Charity

Staff at The College of Law in Guildford, who have been raising funds for a charity which supported a colleague during treatment for breast cancer, have more than doubled their target figure.

30 June 2010

College of Law, Birmingham Students get Inside Look at French Legal System

Four students from The College of Law in Birmingham are jetting off to France this week to gain first hand experience of the legal industry on the other side of the Channel.

14 June 2010

College of Law Creates Training Contract in Memory of Legal Aid Pioneer Sir Henry Hodge

The College of Law has created and is funding a training contract in legal aid practice, to be known as the ‘Henry Hodge Traineeship’.

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