The first legal apprenticeships in Wales have begun through Admiral Law and New Law.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is set to reintroduce an annual application fee of up to £40 for non-practising solicitors who want to stay on the roll.
I should start this with a disclaimer; I am not in any way a mooting expert. The amount of time I have spent in an active moot is far from protracted and I am resolutely a fledgling in the field. However, I want to tell you how much I value it, and how transformative it has been in connecting me to my subject and what I hope will be my career.
Jeremy Clarkson is under fire, warm banks are popping up across the UK, the high court has found the deportation of migrants to Rwanda to be legal, Boris Johnson is making millions through public speaking, and the day where you can take a two-litre bottle of water or a full-sized shampoo on a plane is finally coming.
The Court of Appeal has ruled that a former College of Law student must pay the educator's £10,500 costs incurred in defending a disability discrimination claim.
British FTSE 350 businesses expect the law firms they instruct to have gender diverse partnerships, but have a shocking lack of women in their own senior leadership teams, new research reveals.
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This is an excellent opportunity as a paralegal apprentice at a large firm of solicitors based in the North West. You'll be part of a team of new business paralegals and the first point of contact with potential new clients, be it for potential clinical negligence claims, personal injury claims, wills and probate, and conveyancing services.
The University of Law has secured an exclusive partnership with magic circle law firm Clifford Chance to deliver its Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE) courses.
The Westminster Legal Policy forum is taking registrations for its upcoming seminar entitled ‘Innovation in the legal services market - growth, skills and emerging business models’, which is set take place on Tuesday 11 March 2014.
The Law Society has issued guidance to legal aid solicitors who specialise in criminal law reminding them that they can exercise their discretion when deciding to accept cases if “the work threatens the viability of their firm”.
Why might firms in the same industry have diverse financial structures?
Weil, Gotshal & Manges (London) LLP has introduced a four-day in-office work policy, meaning lawyers in the firm’s London office are expected to come into the office at least four days a week.
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Corporate firm RPC has entered an exclusive training partnership with the University of Law.
Banana puns aside, this week has highlighted the importance of secure and functional IT systems with both TSB and Dixons Carphone facing the financial and administrative repercussions of failing to secure their customer's data, or provide working online services for their customers. There's more on this, plus Burberry's burning clothes ban, and the energy bill price cap, in this week's commercial news round-up.
At the criminal Bar you may be called on to act for either the defence or the prosecution.
Do private equity firms need to be more responsible or simply more transparent?