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.

25 June 2009

Student Barristers from The College of Law, Birmingham Celebrate a Year of Successes

Aspiring barristers from The College of Law in Birmingham celebrated a year marked by competition success at national and international level at their annual Bar Vocational Course (BVC) dinner.

23 June 2009

The College of Law's Chairman of the Governors announced as new SRA Chair

The Law Society has announced that Charles Plant, Chairman of the Governors of The College of Law, has been appointed to the position of Chair of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) Board.

23 June 2009

Law Society Vice President Underlines Key Role of Legal Education at College of Law, York’s 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Vice President of the Law Society, Bob Heslett, told guests attending a garden party to mark The College of Law in York’s 20th anniversary that legal education had a vital role to play in underpinning reforms to the legal profession.

19 June 2009

College of Law Students Take Seats on Board of Fictitious Laptop Company to Prove their Business Acumen

The winners have been crowned in The College of Law, York’s annual Business Game, in which teams of future lawyers battle it out to prove their commercial acumen.

17 June 2009

The College of Law in Birmingham Crowns Mooting Champions

Two teams of law students demonstrated their ability to argue compellingly and think on their feet by becoming The College of Law in Birmingham’s mooting champions for 2009.

03 June 2009

College of Law Alumni Invited to Celebrate 20 Years in York

The search is on for former law students who attended The College of Law in York when it first opened its doors in 1989. To mark its 20th anniversary alumni who studied at the York centre are being invited to a garden party on Saturday, June 20, and the College is particularly keen to find those who were there in the early years.

02 June 2009

Cherie Booth QC opens nominations for pro-bono awards

Cherie Booth QC opened the nominations for the 11th Law Society Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) Pro Bono Awards last night at a packed out College of Law, praising the outstanding pro-bono commitments of junior lawyers.

28 May 2009

Lawyers Get a Taste for Contemporary Art at Alumni Event

Former students and friends of The College of Law had the opportunity to catch up recently at a networking event organised by the College’s Alumni Association.

27 May 2009

College of Law students give Birmingham school pupils insight into Employment Law

Birmingham school pupils learnt about employment law and got the chance to sit in on an Employment Tribunal by taking part in a ‘Streetlaw’ project organised by The College of Law Birmingham.

21 May 2009

Junior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Awards 2009 – Nominations Open

Cherie Booth QC will open nominations for the Law Society Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) 10th annual Pro Bono Awards.

13 May 2009

Trainee Solicitors Take the Plunge for Charity

Former College of Law students Chloe Hersee and Matthew McDonald braved a terrifying 13,000 feet freefall parachute jump recently in aid of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF), raising a fantastic £1,600.

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