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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.

10 February 2011

MUFC Solicitor Maurice Watkins celebrates ULaw's success
The College of Law in Manchester celebrated its above-target success and double digit growth since bursting onto the scene in 2009 when it held its first alumni gathering and prize-giving ceremony at the city’s Lowry Hotel on Saturday (Feb 5).

24 January 2011

24 January 2011: College of Law entering undergraduate market with two-year LL.B law degree
The College of Law is to enter the undergraduate degree market for the first time by launching a unique two-year LL.B law degree, which will focus on boosting students’ employment prospects and practical legal skills.

10 January 2011

10 January 2011: New Year, New Career with The College of Law
Anyone itching for a change at work now that the New Year has arrived can find out how to take their career in an exciting new direction at a series of events hosted by The College of Law in Birmingham.

15 December 2010

Award-Winning Wirral Law Student Sets Her Sights On Top Legal Career

A new student at The College of Law in Chester is proving that it’s never too late to change career direction and move into the legal profession.

13 December 2010

College of Law delivers strong criticism of JASB consultation paper on collaborative arrangements

The College of Law has today delivered a stinging condemnation of a consultation paper on collaborative arrangements between higher education establishments to deliver Qualifying Law Degrees, calling it “piecemeal” and “unfortunate”.

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.

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