18 March 2010

College of Law Wins Battle of the Yorkshire Law School Giants

A team of aspiring lawyers from The College of Law in York demonstrated their skills of reasoning by winning the inaugural Michelsberg Debating Competition, which saw the biggest law schools in Yorkshire go head to head.

01 March 2010

College of Law in Birmingham nominated twice in city’s Legal Awards 2010

The College of Law’s Birmingham centre has received two nominations in the annual Legal Awards run by Birmingham Law Society.

17 February 2010

National Acclaim for Local Legal Eagle

A Warrington young lawyer received national recognition for her outstanding performance in family law when she collected the inaugural Resolution prize from the 5,500 strong lawyers’ association.

17 February 2010

Trio of College of Law Teams Celebrate Success in Contest to Find UK’s Top Student Negotiators

Three teams from The College of Law have made it through to the final of a national competition to find the country’s toughest negotiators.

12 February 2010

College of Law leads the way for e-learning in the South-West

New Bristol centre to provide a state-of-the-art teaching environment.

11 February 2010

College of Law Team Wins Inner Temple’s Inter-Varsity Mooting Competition

A team of aspiring barristers from The College of Law demonstrated their ability to argue compellingly and think on their feet by taking first prize in the prestigious Inter-Varsity 2010 mooting competition.

09 February 2010

UK’s Top Student Negotiators to do battle at The College of Law

Some of the country’s toughest negotiators will be descending on The College of Law’s centres in Guildford, York and Birmingham as it plays host to the regional heats of the national Negotiation Competition this weekend.

03 February 2010

College of Law Students Compete in Business Game to Prove their Commercial Know-How

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 this week.

03 February 2010

College of Law’s Mentoring Scheme for Students Enjoys Record Growth

The College of Law’s annual mentoring scheme, which helps its students gain valuable insight into the realities of legal practice, is celebrating record growth as it launches once again this year.

01 February 2010

College of Law Gives Aspiring Lawyers Insight into Legal Profession

The College of Law is holding open days from February through to May to give those interested in pursuing a career in law an insight into its training courses and the legal profession.

25 January 2010

Beachcroft signs with College of Law

National commercial law firm Beachcroft LLP announced today that the firm has signed up The College of Law (CoL) to become the sole provider of the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) for their future trainee solicitors.

21 January 2010

College of Law Leads the way for e-learning on its Law Courses

Professor Richard Susskind OBE, endorses the College of Law's leading e-learning methods in an article published in the Times Online today.

20 January 2010

College of Law Launches Online, Fast-Track Graduate Diploma in Law

The College of Law has launched a new online part-time Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL), which has a January start and allows students to complete in 18 months rather than the usual two years.

10 December 2009

Prof David Yates appointed as Chairman of the Governors at The College of Law

Professor David Yates, former Chief Operating Officer of the law firm Baker & MacKenzie, has been appointed as the new Chairman of The College of Law’s Board of Governors.

02 December 2009

College of Law Joins Forces with Bristol University to Increase Access to Legal Profession for Under-Privileged Students

The College of Law has announced a new partnership with Bristol University to expand its innovative ‘Pathways to Law’ scheme to the South West.

26 November 2009

Three Top Lawyers Awarded Honorary Degrees by College of Law

Three of the country’s most eminent lawyers were presented with Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at The College of Law’s Degree Congregation.

23 November 2009

College's first Podcast Series ends on a high note with Keir Starmer and Shami Chakrabarti interviews

The College of Law has concluded its popular series of podcasts looking at topical legal issues by interviewing two of the most high-profile figures in the UK’s legal arena, Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Shami Chakrabarti, director of human rights organisation Liberty.

23 November 2009

College of Law’s new Manchester centre launches legal advice services for local community

The College of Law, Manchester has launched two telephone advice lines offering free legal advice to members of the public.

18 November 2009

College of Law Student Scoops National Award for Voluntary Legal Advice Work

Former College of Law student Birchlyn Conte has received a national award for her voluntary work helping to give free legal advice to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it.

18 November 2009

Dundas and Wilson Announces Unique Cross Border Training

Dundas & Wilson has become the first UK law firm with roots north of the border to sign a training agreement for its future lawyers with The College of Law.

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