The legal landscape is changing and questions are being raised about whether legal education is still fit for purpose. Lawyer 2B assembled some experts to give their views…
The future of law? Degree. LPC. Training contract. Qualification. It’s been the standard route to law for years – but will it be in the future? Lawyer 2B gazes into the crystal ball…
Becoming a solicitor is expensive, but if you’re sure it’s the right career for you, it’s worth every penny. Becky Waller-Davies reports on the help available
Law firm-specific business qualifications could be the next big thing. But what exactly do they offer?
Leading law firm training partners and course providers fear that a lack of flexibility in the solicitors’ qualification regime is hampering the English legal profession’s competitiveness - and they are pressing regulators to reform the process.
Professional regulators and academics both love a meaty research project, and when the two combine forces it is time to sit back and watch the layers of complexity pile up like dung at a livestock show.
The Law Society’s Junior Lawyer Division (JLD) has criticised plans to adopt a centralised assessment test for student lawyers at the point of qualification, in an open letter to the Solicitors’ Regulation Authority (SRA).
Farrer & Co has become the latest firm to choose BPP as its preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider of choice after Kaplan Law School closed in August.
Ince & Co has chosen BPP as its preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider of choice following the closure of Kaplan Law School last month.
Mayer Brown has chosen BPP as the preferred provider of its Legal Practice Course (LPC).
Holman Fenwick Willan and Nabarro have chosen BPP as their preferred Legal Practice Course (LPC) provider.
Kaplan Law School has closed its Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) to focus on “innovative new products” which will cater to new legal education frameworks.