Paralegals will regulated for the first time through a voluntary scheme which it is hoped will prove their credentials to wary employers and members of the public.
The government’s ban on prisoners being sent books has been ruled unlawful by the High Court.
With CityLawLIVE happening tomorrow, and the LC.N team scurrying around trying to connect would-be City lawyers with actual City lawyers, we’re rounding up our commercial news a day early this week.
The government’s plans to stop ordinary members of the public from being able to challenge unlawful actions by state bodies through judicial review have been dealt a second defeat in the House of Lords.
The Legal Education Foundation has announced the appointment of two new governors, while confirming that its latest round of grants total over £500,000.
When the weather closes in, and all you want to do is hunker down, what better way to spend those long, dark winter days and nights than boning up on your commercial awareness?
Law firms, NGOs and academics will be hosting events across the United Kingdom next week to celebrate human rights, as individuals around the world mark Human Rights Day on 10 December 2014.
The Law Society has announced the awards on offer as part of its Diversity Access Scheme, which this year includes two guaranteed training contracts.
Legal aid lawyers have been called a “dying breed” after research by the Junior Lawyers Division found that only 4% of young lawyers are interested in working in legal aid.
Chartered legal executives will be able to set up their own firms in 2015 after legislation passed successfully through the House of Lords.