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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.

12 May 2009

Teams from Across the North East Take Part in College of Law Sports Day as it Celebrates 20 Years in York

Lawyers and law students from across the North East turned their attention from legal arguments to sporting contests at the fourth annual Sports Day held by The College of Law in York, which this year celebrates its 20th anniversary of opening in the city.

07 May 2009

College of Law in Birmingham Receives Further Recognition for Pro Bono Activities within Local Community

The College of Law in Birmingham continues to attract attention for its impressive pro bono activities as its free employment advice clinic is nominated for an award by pro bono charity LawWorks.

30 April 2009

The College of Law In Guildford Crowns Mooting Champions

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

17 April 2009

The College of Law Comes Top in Legal Week Survey

The College of Law has been nominated as the most popular law school among undergraduate and LL.M law students in a major survey carried out by Legal Week Intelligence.

16 April 2009

College of Law Student to Compete with Europe’s Top Legal Talent in Space Law Debate

College of Law student and aspiring barrister Will Hotham is gearing up to go head to head with some of the top legal minds in Europe in a debate dealing with the finer points of the law of outer space.

14 April 2009

College of Law Birmingham Supports Legal Business Awards

The College of Law Birmingham joined up with Birmingham Law Society recently to celebrate the best of Birmingham and the West Midlands’ legal talent at the Birmingham Law Society Legal Awards.

08 April 2009

Law students win a national mooting competition

Three part-time students from The College of Law in Chester are celebrating after winning the Weekly Law Reports Annual Mooting Competition, a prestigious national legal debate.

06 April 2009

New Bursary to Help Talented Law Student Achieve Career Goals

Students taking the Legal Practice Course at The College of Law in York can now apply for a new bursary set up by leading law firm Berrymans Lace Mawer (BLM) to assist with tuition fees.

02 April 2009

Attorney General Commends Pro Bono Work by College of Law Students

The College of Law is celebrating success in the Attorney General Student Pro Bono Awards 2009 after its students walked away with first place in two of the four categories.

31 March 2009

College of Law Wins Competition to Find Country's Top Student Negotiators

A team of student barristers from The College of Law has taken first place in a prestigious national competition to find the country’s toughest student negotiators.

24 March 2009

Law Alumni Discover the Art of Networking at Birmingham’s Ikon Gallery

Former students of The College of Law in Birmingham will get the chance to catch up with former colleagues while exploring art.

23 March 2009

College of Law Student Shortlisted for Attorney General Award for Human Rights Work

Former College of Law student Camilla Graham Wood has been shortlisted for an Attorney General award for her voluntary work defending human rights both in the UK and overseas.

10 March 2009

Would-Be Barristers from Birmingham College of Law Shortlisted for Attorney General Award due to Voluntary Work

Fledgling barristers from Birmingham College of Law are in the running for an award from the Attorney General for their voluntary work helping people access advice and representation at Employment Tribunals.

05 March 2009

Hill Dickinson Signs Exclusive Deal with College of Law, Manchester

Hill Dickinson has become the fifth national law firm to sign up to an exclusive Legal Practice Course with The College of Law, Manchester.

02 March 2009

College of Law Teams Up with University of Warwick Law Society to Reward Student Success

Hira Ishaq, an undergraduate student at the University of Warwick, has won the coveted Best Article Award, sponsored by The College of Law Birmingham, for her contribution to the University of Warwick Law Society’s magazine, Obiter Dicta.

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