BPPLawSchool_sponsorship_logo

View current newsletter
Sign up to MyLC.N Weekly
TCdeadlines_MoreLaw_skyscaper

Legal apprenticeships

There's no denying it – apprenticeships in the legal sector are gaining momentum. The traditional route to being a lawyer is being challenged by, among other things, the Legal Education and Training Review, the rise of legal executives, increasing paralegal numbers, and alternative business structures.

Read »

Paralegals

For law graduates not going on to the LPC or BPTC, a career as a professional paralegal is a real alternative. Being a paralegal is not the same as being a lawyer, but as doctors are supported by skilled nurses, so too solicitors are supported by skilled paralegals. And as with nurses, nowadays paralegals are becoming a recognised professional group in their own right. Read »

Latest tweets

6 hours ago
@BPPLawSchool Need law students for focus group (London) beg. of May. For details, email fclixby@gbp.co.uk Food drink & £25 Amazon voucher!

6 hours ago
@UniversityofLaw Need law students for focus group (London) beg of May. For details, email fclixby@gbp.co.uk Food drink & £25 Amazon voucher

6 hours ago
@KaplanLawSchool Need law students for focus group (London) beg of May. For details, email fclixby@gbp.co.uk Food drink & £25 Amazon voucher

Take 5

Yippee for IP!

Here are five great firms working on IP matters in Cambridge's Silicon Fen:

The Chartered Institute of Legal Executives

CILEx is the professional body representing around 20,000 trainee and qualified chartered legal executive lawyers. Changes in legislation mean that chartered legal executive lawyers are increasingly on a level playing field with solicitors or barristers, as they can now become judges, advocates and partners in law firms.

Read »