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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.

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.

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