23 May 2008

23 May 2008: Personal Injury diploma from MASS and College of Law

Employees from two leading Manchester law firms looking to specialise in Personal Injury (PI) are the first to gain the Motor Accident Solicitors Society (MASS) practical PI Diploma prepared by MASS, approved by the College of Law and delivered by Practising Personal Injury Solicitors.

21 May 2008

21 May 2008: Over 30% Increase In Students Wanting To Specialise In Legal Aid Work

The number of students wanting to specialise in legal aid work has increased by nearly a third in the past two years according to the latest figures published today by The College of Law.

08 May 2008

8 May 2008: College of Law scoops Weil Gotshal LPC mandate

US firm Weil Gotshal & Manges has signed up the College of Law to run the LPC+ course for its future trainee solicitors starting in September 2009.

06 May 2008

6 May 2008: York College of Law Sports Day 2008 and Tug-of-Law for law firms and student

Rival law firms from across the region descended on The College of Law in York to tough it out, not in the courts of law but on the College playing fields at Bishopthorpe on Saturday April 26th.

24 April 2008

24 April 2008: Media coverage of Manchester launch announcement

There has been extensive media coverage in national and regional newspapers, legal journals and websites of the College of Law announcement that it will open a new centre in Manchester in 2009.

24 April 2008

College of Law wins at Attorney General’s pro bono awards

The College of Law won the Best Contribution by a Team of Students for its Chinese Information and Advice Centre at the Attorney General’s Student and Law School Pro Bono Awards 2008

21 April 2008

The College of Law to open £5.5m centre in Manchester

The College of Law continues to expand with their announcement today of the opening of a new centre to serve the needs of corporate Manchester.

07 April 2008

7 April 2008: Birmingham Law Student to Run Marathon for Arthritis Care

Marianne Russell, aged 25, a student at The College of Law in Birmingham, is running in Sunday’s 26 mile long London Marathon (April 13th) to raise at least £2,000 for Arthritis Care on behalf of members of her family and a close friend crippled by rheumatoid arthritis.

22 February 2008

22 February 2008: College of Law launches Midlands property collective

A group of eleven Midlands law firms together with The College of Law have launched a Birmingham-based commercial property training programme for junior lawyers.

15 February 2008

15 February 2008: 11 Midland Law Firms Form New Commercial Property Consortium

Eleven leading Midlands law firms have formed a new commercial property consortium in conjunction with The College of Law to pioneer a pooled structured training programme for junior property lawyers. The training courses will be delivered by the College at its Birmingham centre in Great Hampton Street in the city’s Jewellery Quarter.

24 January 2008

24 January 2008: Small And Medium Firms Would Be Disadvantaged By New LDP Framework

A warning that small and medium-sized firms will be “disadvantaged disproportionately” by the new legal disciplinary practice (LDP) provisions of the Legal Services Act has been made by the Legal Services Policy Institute in its response to the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) Consultation Paper on new forms of practice and regulation.

08 January 2008

8 January 2008: College of Law student wins graduate prize

A student at The College of Law has won a £7,000 prize in a national graduate competition.

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