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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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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