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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.

15 July 2009

College of Law to Publish Degree Awarding Power Report

College of Law Chief Executive Nigel Savage has announced that he is happy to publish the report, which led to the College being granted degree awarding powers, in the interests of transparency.

14 July 2009

Attorney General Congratulates First School Students to Complete ‘Pathways To Law’ Scheme

The first cohort of school students to complete an innovative two-year programme to widen access to the legal profession, called Pathways to Law, were congratulated at a graduation ceremony last week.

14 July 2009

College of Law Team Represents England and Wales in International Negotiation Competition

A team of aspiring barristers from The College of Law have just returned to the UK after putting in a skilful performance in a competition

13 July 2009

Law Lord Crowns Students from College of Law Birmingham Champions

Students William Hotham and Amy Jackson from The College of Law Birmingham’s Bar Vocational Course (BVC) are celebrating this week after beating off stiff competition from BPP Law School to take first place in the LexisNexis Green Book & BPP National BVC Mooting Competition.

13 July 2009

College of Law Claims Scalp After Rival Has to Cut Jobs

Nigel Savage, chief executive of the UK's largest law school The College of Law, has claimed that the initial success of the College's Manchester site, which opens in September, is partly responsible for job cuts at its main rival.

10 July 2009

College of Law in Guildford Runs Taster Event for Aspiring Lawyers

The College of Law in Guildford is holding a free taster event designed to give anyone interested in a legal career an insight into the skills they need. 

10 July 2009

New College of Law Podcasts Give ‘Inside Track’ on Hot Legal Topics

The first in a series of podcasts, produced by The College of Law, featuring interviews with leading legal professionals and exploring topical legal issues is now live on the College’s website.

06 July 2009

The College of Law to open £1.2m Centre in Bristol

The College of Law is establishing its first centre in Bristol, representing a £1.2m investment and creating 40 new jobs.

02 July 2009

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 month to gain first hand experience of the legal industry on the other side of the Channel.

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