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26 February 2009

College of Law Puts in Winning Performance During Contest to Find Country’s Top Student Negotiators

Five teams from The College of Law have powered through to the final of a national competition to find the country’s toughest negotiators.

24 February 2009

GDL Deal Signifies Extension of Partnership Between Allen and Overy and College of Law

International law firm Allen & Overy has strengthened its ties with The College of Law by naming it as the preferred provider of the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) for its future trainees.

24 February 2009

Linklaters Names College of Law as Preferred Provider of GDL

Global law firm Linklaters has announced that all of its future trainees will study the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) at The College of Law.

23 February 2009

Regulation of City Lawyers Needs Urgent Shake-Up

The regulatory structure for corporate law firms in England and Wales needs an overhaul to provide confidence in the sector and to put an end to the current system of piecemeal rules, The College of Law’s Legal Services Policy Institute argues today.

11 February 2009

College of Law Applications Soar by 30 Per Cent in the North West

The College of Law has confirmed that they have witnessed a massive 30 per cent increase in prospective lawyers signing up to train with them in the North West, following their announcement of the opening of a new £5.5 million Manchester centre from September 2009.

30 January 2009

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

Teams of future lawyers from The College of Law in Birmingham battled it out to prove their commercial acumen this week during the final of the College’s annual business game.

21 January 2009

Pinsent Masons Signs Exclusive Deal with College of Law

International law firm Pinsent Masons is to send all of its trainees to leading professional training provider, The College of Law to study the Legal Practice Course (LPC) in a five year deal commencing in September 2009.

19 January 2009

Legal Services Policy Institute Sparks Debate on ‘Alternative Business Structures’

The Legal Services Policy Institute (LSPI), established as part of The College of Law's charitable foundation, is holding a forum to discuss the issues and challenges of external ownership and investment emerging from the Legal Services Act 2007.

19 December 2008

19 December 2008: Youngest Ever Winner of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year Gives Inspiration to Next Generation of Lawyers

Current Birmingham Young Professional of the Year Anthony McCourt returned to his former law college in the city to help the next generation of professionals make their first steps onto the career ladder.

10 December 2008

10 December 2008: Star Students at the Birmingham College of Law Rewarded for Their Hard Work

The next generation of movers and shakers in the legal arena gathered at The College of Law in Birmingham to receive prizes for outstanding performance during their postgraduate studies at the College.

04 December 2008

4 December 2008: Star Students at The York College of Law Rewarded for their Hard Work

The next generation of movers and shakers in the legal arena gathered at The College of Law in York to receive prizes for outstanding performance during their studies at the College.

03 December 2008

Seven Top Law Firms Give £400,000 to Widen Access

Seven leading law firms have so far either contributed or pledged £400,000 to Pathways to Law a £2m five-year initiative by The College of Law and the Sutton Trust to widen access to the legal profession which is entering its second year.

01 December 2008

1 December 2008: Chester College of Law Launches Pioneering Service to Help Families Suffering Breakdown Keep Contact with Kids

The College of Law in Chester has launched a pioneering service to help family members struggling to maintain contact with children during family breakdowns.

01 December 2008

1 December 2008: Chester College of Law Students Offer Free Legal Advice to Local Community

Students manning an advice service at The College of Law in Chester, which gives free legal guidance to the public, are ready for action now that the current academic year is well underway.

27 November 2008

Guildford College of Law Students’ Interviewing Skills Net Them Winners’ Trophy in Competition

Guildford College of Law students demonstrated their skilful interviewing techniques by scooping first and third prizes in an annual client interviewing competition.

25 November 2008

Bloomsbury College of Law Launches New Centre to Help Local Community Access Legal Services

A new Legal Advice Centre, which gives members of the local community access to free legal advice, has been officially opened at The College of Law’s Bloomsbury centre in London.

25 November 2008

25 November 2008: College of Law Students Recognised for Pro Bono Work

Students from The College of Law scooped top accolades during the annual Junior Lawyers Division Pro Bono Awards, which celebrated young lawyers’ voluntary work to provide legal advice to people otherwise unable to access it.

24 November 2008

24 November 2008: Clifford Chance Names College of Law as Preferred Provider of Professional Legal Training

Clifford Chance, one of the world's leading law firms, has named the College of Law as sole provider of a comprehensive range of pre- and post-qualification courses over a period of up to five years.

19 November 2008

19 November 2008: Appeal for London Lawyers to Give Helping Hand to Law Students Triggers Record Response

An appeal by The College of Law in Bloomsbury asking London lawyers to volunteer as mentors to the next generation of legal professionals has resulted in record numbers coming forward.

17 November 2008

17 November 2008: Star Students at The Guildford College of Law

The next generation of movers and shakers in the legal arena gathered at The College of Law in Guildford this week to receive prizes for outstanding performance during their studies at the College.

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