Research from law publication Legal Week has found that just seven out 30 top UK law firms have introduced the accelerated Legal Practice Course (LPC). The accelerated LPC course, which allows students to complete the course in seven months rather than ten, was introduced in 2009. However, two-thirds of the UK’s top 30 law firms [...]
Charity LawWorks is holding a student conference on November 13th as part of Pro Bono week, which kicked off on 8th November. The Pro Bono Conference will be held at the College of Law in Birmingham. The conference attendees will be from over 40 different law courses throughout the country and include both graduates and [...]
Law publication Lawyer 2B is offering wannabe lawyers the chance to win a free place on a Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) or a Legal Practice Course (LPC) with law firm BPP. In order to be in with a chance of winning, entrants need to submit an article on pro bono work in the legal [...]
Reports have suggested that the Law Society is considering introducing aptitude tests for those wishing to take a Legal Practice Course (LPC). The aptitude test is one of a number of options the Law Society is considering. It has contracted a consultant to investigate whether such a test would be viable for law students. The [...]
The Law Society has announced that it is holding a free conference which is aimed at helping law students to train for a career as a solicitor. The one-day conference – entitled ‘Preparing Students for Gaining Entry to the Solicitors’ Profession’ – will provide students with an overview of the information that they need if [...]
In 2009, Tracy DaCosta became the first legal executive to be made the partner of a law firm. Some took this as a sign that the legal profession is becoming more flexible and less elitist than it once was. Becoming a legal executive To become a legal executive, you must become qualified with the Institute [...]
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