As February draws to a close, and spring is just moments away, let the metaphor of burgeoning life and a fresh new season encourage you to grow your commercial knowledge.
The student-run pro bono clinic at Northumbria University, Student Law Office, has secured more than £130,000 in compensation for its clients in 2013/14.
The University of Law and Linklaters have confirmed that they have renewed a five-year partnership with ULaw as the exclusive training provider for Linklaters.
Fat Race Films, a production company specialising in documentaries on social justice and human rights, is crowdfunding for a short animated film about the devastating impact of the cuts to legal aid.
The first legal apprenticeships in Wales have begun through Admiral Law and New Law.
Commerciality remains top of many recruiters’ list of ideal traits for their future trainees – where better to develop that skill than with a small collection of topical business news stories, designed to help you to start thinking like a lawyer.
The Bar Council has this week hosted the second Bar Placement Week in Leeds and Manchester, following the scheme’s success in 2014.
The House of Commons committee of Public Accounts has produced a damning report on the Ministry of Justice’s cuts to legal aid spending.
Following public consultation last year, the Solicitors Regulation Authority has confirmed that changes to continuing professional development will come into force from 1 April this year.
Some 36 BBC employees are working toward CILEx qualifications through an in-house scheme at the corporation.