IN THE NEWS
- Posted: Tuesday, 04 August 2015 14:39
The University of Law's (ULaw) chief executive John Latham has left the institution by 'mutual consent' after having lost several key clients to rival BPP and as the university seeks to win more business from students without training contracts by offering a money-back guarantee.
- Posted: Thursday, 30 July 2015 15:40
The application deadline for a training contract with White & Case is the 31st July. This international firm is a global heavyweight with offices in 39 locations across Europe, Asia, Latin America, the US, Africa and the Middle East. This creates great international opportunities for trainees alongside its offering of a guaranteed overseas seat.
- Posted: Wednesday, 29 July 2015 14:00
The graduate recruitment code has been revised to reflect modern practices following detailed discussions between its four signatories, following the Law Society’s decision to replace the Solicitors Regulation Authority as a champion of the voluntary code.
- Posted: Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12:58
We’ve come to the end of the academic year! You will be planning to utilise your free time wisely, whether that’s by completing a summer vacation scheme, seeking work experience elsewhere or by going on a much-deserved holiday to get away from it all. Over to the Experts, with advice on how to get the most from your summer holidays…
- Posted: Tuesday, 21 July 2015 13:10
Travers Smith’s deadline for training contract applications is the 31st July. The firm focuses largely on corporate work but also possesses a range of practices including finance, employment, dispute resolution, pensions and real estate.
- Posted: Friday, 17 July 2015 13:37
Over the last week, many legal developments have been debated and policies introduced. On Tuesday, a UK surveillance report was published addressing privacy concerns, Wednesday saw the Ministry of Justice revealing a new programme to close and relocate courts, but in a setback for the government this week, the SNP forced David Cameron to postpone the vote on relaxing fox-hunting laws. Finally, a unique divorce case has seen an anaesthetist ordered to give all of his assets to his ex-wife.
- Posted: Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:22
The closing deadline for Taylor Wessing training contract applications is the 31st July. This international firm allows trainees to get involved in cross-border transactions and has 26 offices round the world, spanning Europe, Asia and the Middle East. The firm works with lots of big-name brands and excels in a broad range of practice areas, including energy, media, life sciences and private wealth.