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18 November 2009

Former College of Law Student Wins National Award for Human Rights Work

Former College of Law student Ben Spencer from Newnham, Cambridge, has received a national award for his voluntary work campaigning for human rights.

17 November 2009

Susskind backs College of Law’s e-learning innovations

A legal technology expert has given a ringing endorsement of The College of Law’s e-learning techniques after carrying out a review of its state-of-the-art teaching methods.

13 November 2009

College of Law Offers Free Employment Rights Advice to Yorkshire Employees

Employees across Yorkshire and the North East experiencing employment-related problems can now get free legal advice from specialist employment lawyers thanks to The College of Law in York.

12 November 2009

College of Law Offers Free Employment Rights Advice to London Employees

Employees across London experiencing employment-related problems can now get free legal advice thanks to The College of Law in Bloomsbury.

11 November 2009

College of Law to Open in Bristol’s Temple Quarter

Bristol’s Temple Quarter has been confirmed as the site for The College of Law’s newest centre, due to open in September 2010.

09 November 2009

College of Law Launches New Employment Rights Advice Lines

The College of Law is launching three new telephone advice lines during National Pro Bono Week to offer free legal guidance to employees experiencing problems related to employment rights.

09 November 2009

Chester College of Law’s Free Legal Advice to Local Community Praised by Solicitor-General

The pro bono work giving free legal guidance to the public carried out by students and staff at The College of Law in Chester has been praised in Parliament by the Solicitor-General Vera Baird QC MP.

06 November 2009

College of Law Hosts Forum on the Future of Legal Services

Legal professionals from across the UK held a forum at the new £5.5m College of Law in Manchester to discuss the changing face of the profession.

26 October 2009

College of Law students to benefit from free careers advice after completing course

College of Law students can now get help to gain a foothold in the legal profession free of charge from qualified College careers consultants even after they finish their studies.

19 October 2009

Sir Nigel Knowles, Joint CEO of DLA Piper, Emphasises Relationship with College of Law in Podcast

Sir Nigel Knowles, Joint CEO and Managing Partner of the world’s largest law firm by revenue DLA Piper, has highlighted the firm’s special relationship with The College of Law in a podcast published today.

16 October 2009

Law Students Remain Optimistic about Legal Career despite ongoing worries about the Economy

Law students are fiercely ambitious and optimistic about their careers, despite still harbouring worries about the recession, with seven in ten saying that their ultimate career goal is to become a law firm partner or a judge.

09 October 2009

Aspiring barrister takes to the plinth in Trafalgar Square

Melanie Smith, a Bar Vocational Course student at the College, showed just what lengths aspiring barristers are prepared to go to in order to stand out from the crowd when applying for pupillage.

07 October 2009

Stevens and Bolton launches student partnership with College of Law, Guildford

One of the UK’s leading regional law firms, Stevens & Bolton LLP has become the first firm to set up a training partnership with The College of Law’s Guildford centre.

07 October 2009

Brabners Chaffe Street launches partnership with The College of Law

Leading corporate and commercial law firm, Brabners Chaffe Street, has announced The College of Law as its preferred graduate training provider.

02 October 2009

Media Law Firm Harbottle & Lewis Names College of Law as Exclusive Provider of LPC

Harbottle & Lewis, which specialises in the media and entertainment business, is the latest law firm to announce a training partnership with The College of Law.

02 October 2009

Barristers and Judges Asked to Give Support to BVC Students

The College of Law in Bloomsbury has launched a major drive to recruit practising barristers and judges to give valuable support and advice to its current Bar Vocational Course (BVC) students.

01 October 2009

Ashurst Signs Exclusive Deal with College of Law

International law firm Ashurst has named The College of Law as exclusive provider of the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC) for its future trainees.

28 September 2009

CEO of UK’S new Supreme Court gives insight into public access innovations in College of Law interview

As the UK’s new Supreme Court prepares to open its doors for the first time later this week, its Chief Executive Jenny Rowe outlines the work underway to ensure that the court’s procedures are transparent to the public in an interview with The College of Law.

24 September 2009

Legal Thinktank Calls for Training Contracts to be Scrapped and Radical Overhaul of Quality Assurance for Law Training Courses

The College of Law’s Legal Services Policy Institute (LSPI) is calling for the training contract for solicitors to be abolished and for all providers of vocational legal training to be subject to common standards of accreditation.

21 September 2009

Technology Guru Predicts Radical Changes to Legal Industry in Interview with College of Law

Business (or ‘grown-up’) versions of social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter will shape the way that lawyers win and undertake work in the future, a legal technology expert predicts in the first of a new series of podcasts produced by The College of Law.

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