updated on 19 January 2017
Full-service firm Howard Kennedy has made the University of Law the exclusive provider of the Legal Practice Course (LPC) to the firm’s future trainees.
The first intake of eight future trainees to exclusively study the LPC at the University of Law will commence in September 2017. Howard Kennedy is set to recruit and sponsor eight trainees a year through the LPC from then.
Vernon Dennis, training principal at Howard Kennedy, said: “Our decision to partner with The University of Law was based on our shared ambition to nurture the lawyers of tomorrow. We are confident that our trainees will gain an edge from their training, offering them the best stepping stone to a fruitful and fulfilling legal career."
Professor Andrea Nollent, the University of Law’s vice chancellor, commented: “Our partnership with Howard Kennedy provides the firm’s trainees with a valuable competitive edge in the highly demanding legal market. The University of Law’s recognised training followed by practical experience gained at the highly respected law firm, will deliver a solid foundation for the trainees’ future, ensuring they are prepared to succeed as legal professionals.”