Sexual harassment and discrimination is still happening at the Bar, a wide-ranging survey of women barristers has found.
London-based commercial firm Fladgate has agreed an exclusive training partnership with the University of Law.
This week, we have tried to provide a more varied selection of business news, although we can’t entirely ignore Brexit-related updates - read on for other stuff.
The Law Society has called on Prime Minister Theresa May to utilise the experience and expertise of the United Kingdom’s lawyers, and the legal sector more broadly, in the process of EU withdrawal.
Liz Truss has become the first woman to hold the post of lord chancellor in the thousand-year history of the role, after replacing the sacked Michael Gove as justice secretary in Theresa May’s new cabinet.
The Bar Standards Board has hosted another debate about the future of training to be a barrister, as part of its Future Bar Training consultation.
Brexit has this week been interwoven with the appointment of a new prime minister and a major cabinet reshuffle, including a new chancellor of the exchequer.
HM Revenue and Customs and Carillion Advice Service have both separately announced the expansion of their legal apprenticeship programmes, as legal apprenticeships continue to take off among law firms and companies’ in-house legal teams.
BARBRI has launched its International Home Study Programme, offering candidates the chance to study over 10 months (rather than the traditional six) its US bar exam course, which is tailored specifically for non-US trained law graduates and lawyers.
A bit more variety this week, but the headlines are still dominated by all things Brexit, as you would expect only two weeks down the line. Read on for a selection of Brexit, and other commercially driven, stories.