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10 December 2009

Prof David Yates appointed as Chairman of the Governors at The College of Law

Professor David Yates, former Chief Operating Officer of the law firm Baker & MacKenzie, has been appointed as the new Chairman of The College of Law’s Board of Governors.

02 December 2009

College of Law Joins Forces with Bristol University to Increase Access to Legal Profession for Under-Privileged Students

The College of Law has announced a new partnership with Bristol University to expand its innovative ‘Pathways to Law’ scheme to the South West.

26 November 2009

Three Top Lawyers Awarded Honorary Degrees by College of Law

Three of the country’s most eminent lawyers were presented with Honorary Doctor of Laws degrees at The College of Law’s Degree Congregation.

23 November 2009

College's first Podcast Series ends on a high note with Keir Starmer and Shami Chakrabarti interviews

The College of Law has concluded its popular series of podcasts looking at topical legal issues by interviewing two of the most high-profile figures in the UK’s legal arena, Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) and Shami Chakrabarti, director of human rights organisation Liberty.

23 November 2009

College of Law’s new Manchester centre launches legal advice services for local community

The College of Law, Manchester has launched two telephone advice lines offering free legal advice to members of the public.

18 November 2009

College of Law Student Scoops National Award for Voluntary Legal Advice Work

Former College of Law student Birchlyn Conte has received a national award for her voluntary work helping to give free legal advice to those who would otherwise be unable to afford it.

18 November 2009

Former College of Law Student Wins National Award for Human Rights Work

Former College of Law student Ben Spencer from Newnham, Cambridge, has received a national award for his voluntary work campaigning for human rights.

18 November 2009

Dundas and Wilson Announces Unique Cross Border Training

Dundas & Wilson has become the first UK law firm with roots north of the border to sign a training agreement for its future lawyers with The College of Law.

17 November 2009

Susskind backs College of Law’s e-learning innovations

A legal technology expert has given a ringing endorsement of The College of Law’s e-learning techniques after carrying out a review of its state-of-the-art teaching methods.

13 November 2009

College of Law Offers Free Employment Rights Advice to Yorkshire Employees

Employees across Yorkshire and the North East experiencing employment-related problems can now get free legal advice from specialist employment lawyers thanks to The College of Law in York.

12 November 2009

College of Law Offers Free Employment Rights Advice to London Employees

Employees across London experiencing employment-related problems can now get free legal advice thanks to The College of Law in Bloomsbury.

11 November 2009

College of Law to Open in Bristol’s Temple Quarter

Bristol’s Temple Quarter has been confirmed as the site for The College of Law’s newest centre, due to open in September 2010.

09 November 2009

College of Law Launches New Employment Rights Advice Lines

The College of Law is launching three new telephone advice lines during National Pro Bono Week to offer free legal guidance to employees experiencing problems related to employment rights.

09 November 2009

Chester College of Law’s Free Legal Advice to Local Community Praised by Solicitor-General

The pro bono work giving free legal guidance to the public carried out by students and staff at The College of Law in Chester has been praised in Parliament by the Solicitor-General Vera Baird QC MP.

06 November 2009

College of Law Hosts Forum on the Future of Legal Services

Legal professionals from across the UK held a forum at the new £5.5m College of Law in Manchester to discuss the changing face of the profession.

26 October 2009

College of Law students to benefit from free careers advice after completing course

College of Law students can now get help to gain a foothold in the legal profession free of charge from qualified College careers consultants even after they finish their studies.

19 October 2009

Sir Nigel Knowles, Joint CEO of DLA Piper, Emphasises Relationship with College of Law in Podcast

Sir Nigel Knowles, Joint CEO and Managing Partner of the world’s largest law firm by revenue DLA Piper, has highlighted the firm’s special relationship with The College of Law in a podcast published today.

16 October 2009

Law Students Remain Optimistic about Legal Career despite ongoing worries about the Economy

Law students are fiercely ambitious and optimistic about their careers, despite still harbouring worries about the recession, with seven in ten saying that their ultimate career goal is to become a law firm partner or a judge.

09 October 2009

Aspiring barrister takes to the plinth in Trafalgar Square

Melanie Smith, a Bar Vocational Course student at the College, showed just what lengths aspiring barristers are prepared to go to in order to stand out from the crowd when applying for pupillage.

07 October 2009

Stevens and Bolton launches student partnership with College of Law, Guildford

One of the UK’s leading regional law firms, Stevens & Bolton LLP has become the first firm to set up a training partnership with The College of Law’s Guildford centre.

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