Students at London South Bank University have honoured outstanding lawyers and campaigners in the fields of human rights and social justice with a new photo gallery project called ‘Inspired by Law’.
One Crown Office Row is creating a mini-pupillage scheme for students and recent graduates from less-privileged backgrounds.
The University of Law has announced that it will be running the Bar Professional Training Course at its Leeds centre from September 2016.
Short and to the point this week – read these to improve your sense of what’s going on in the commercial world.
A new free legal advice clinic has opened at a homelessness shelter in South East London with help from lawyers at Dechert LLP.
All law firms should pay trainee solicitors a minimum salary of no less than £18,183 outside London and £20,276 in London, the Law Society has stated in a non-binding recommendation.
Funding cuts to legal aid and free legal advice centres, along with the introduction of court and tribunal fees have reduced less affluent people’s ability to access legal representation and put a huge strain on pro bono clinics, a report by LawWorks has revealed.
Before we go any further, here are a couple of longer articles to sink your teeth into. The first is all about what might be featuring in the global economy in 2016, while the second is an insider’s view of the mysterious Bank of England – both worth your time. As are the following news stories.
The National Accident Helpline has launched the Future Legal Mind Award 2016, an essay competition open to undergraduate law and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) students.
Manchester-headquartered firm Horwich Farrelly has announced that it has taken on 10 new legal apprentices this year, making the insurance law specialist’s expanding apprenticeship programme one of the biggest in the North West.