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’.

08 June 2010

One of the First Graduates of College of Law’s Birmingham Centre is Made Law Firm Partner

A former student at The College of Law in Birmingham, who was part of its first intake when it opened nine years ago, has been promoted to partner at his Midlands law firm.

02 June 2010

Birmingham Science Graduate Wins Award After Turning Her Talents To Law

A multi-talented student from Birmingham, who has a degree in Biochemistry and speaks Japanese, has now also proved her prowess in the legal arena by winning an award from the Birmingham Law Society.

01 June 2010

New Centre Heads Appointed in Manchester and Chester

The College of Law has appointed new heads of its centres in Manchester and Chester.

26 May 2010

College of Law Signs Deal with TLT

National law firm TLT has named The College of Law as a preferred supplier of training, as the leading legal education provider continues to make its mark on the Bristol market.

24 May 2010

Rise of BRIC Countries to Provide Great Opportunities for UK Lawyers, Predicts Magic Circle Head

The economic rise of the BRIC countries will present huge opportunities for UK and US qualified lawyers, predicts Magic Circle law firm boss Ted Burke in a podcast produced by The College of Law.

19 May 2010

Would-Be Barristers from The College of Law Hone their Skills in Crown Court

Aspiring barristers at The College of Law have for the first time been able to practice their cross-examination skills in a real Crown Court setting, complete with genuine police officers giving evidence and practising members of the Bar acting as judges.

17 May 2010

Top Law Professionals give ‘Inside Track’ on Future of Legal Services Market

Leaders from across the legal profession will give their take on the future of the rapidly changing legal services arena in a new series of The College of Law’s ‘Inside Track’ podcasts.

14 May 2010

Entry now open for law bursary

The College of Law in York is now inviting applications from law students for the annual Tracy Kaye/Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP Memorial Bursary, which helps towards tuition fees for the Legal Practice Course (LPC).

29 April 2010

Premier Legal Sports Event Supports Friend of Edusport Charity

Lawyers and law students from across the North enjoyed the sun yet again at the fifth annual Legal Sports Day held by The College of Law in York on Saturday 24 April, with a record 32 teams competing in netball, football and rugby competitions.

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