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.
15 September 2009
Top Law Professionals Give ‘Inside Track’ on Hot Legal Issues for College of Law Podcast Series
A series of regular podcasts providing insights into topical legal issues from some of the country’s leading industry professionals will launch on The College of Law’s website next week.
10 September 2009
College of Law Pioneers PSC Study Route for In-House Trainees
The College of Law has become the first legal education provider in the country to introduce a new specialised study route for its Professional Skills Course (PSC), which is specifically targeted at in-house trainee lawyers.
20 August 2009
Denton Wilde Sapte agrees exclusive partnership with College of Law
International law firm Denton Wilde Sapte is to send all of its future trainees to leading professional training provider, The College of Law, to study the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC).
13 August 2009
First Recipient of new Tracy Kaye-BLM Memorial Bursary Announced
Carla Walker, aged 21 from Billingham in Cleveland, has been announced as the successful applicant for the new Tracy Kaye/Berrymans Lace Mawer Memorial Bursary, set up to help with tuition fees for the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law in York.
16 July 2009
12 City Law Firms Form New Dispute Resolution Training Consortium
Twelve City law firms have formed a new dispute resolution consortium in conjunction with The College of Law to pioneer a pooled structured training programme for junior dispute resolution lawyers.