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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.

30 October 2008

30 October 2008: Guy Beringer Appointed to College of Law Board of Governors

Guy Beringer, the recently retired Senior Partner of Allen & Overy, has joined the Board of the College of Law as a non-executive Governor.

27 October 2008

Trainee Lawyers and Law Students Give a New Meaning to ‘Speed Dating’

The concept of speed dating was given a new twist by trainee lawyers and law students from The College of Law in Birmingham.

24 October 2008

24 October 2008: The College of Law Announces New Site in Manchester

The College of Law has announced that 2, New York Street will be the home of its new £5.5 million centre in Manchester.

20 October 2008

20 October 2008: Majority of Law Students Willing to Work Overseas as Credit Crunch Continues to Bite

Seven out of 10 law students say that they would consider taking a job abroad, while more than 80% fear that the problems affecting the UK economy are set to get to worse.

14 October 2008

14 October 2008: Linklaters launches global trainee orientation programme

Linklaters has introduced a bespoke programme, which saw its trainee solicitors and junior associates from its global network take part in a training week.

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