The University of Law has hosted its first degree congregation since achieving its university title and has awarded honorary degrees to two of the UK’s top lawyers – Professor David Yates and Edward Fitzgerald QC.
At the University of Law (ULaw) a £1,500 award is being made available by the Tracy Kaye / Berrymans Lace Mawer LLP (BLM) Memorial Bursary, to help towards tuition fees for the Legal Practice Course (LPC), the vocational stage for intending solicitors.
The University of Kent’s fundraising campaign for its award-winning Kent Law Clinic received a major boost with a very generous £1 million donation from the Hon Charles Wigoder, an entrepreneur and philanthropist.
The School of Law at the University of Aberdeen has always had a reputation for tradition with a strong emphasis on research – but it is also a pioneering faculty offering a fantastic selection of LLM programs as well as other postgraduate law programs.
Two new Master of Laws courses have been introduced by the School of Law at the University of Aberdeen – both of which have the added element of teaching the students legal professional skills as well as academic knowledge.
Students starting a Legal Practice Course (LPC) at Birmingham City University in September 2013 have the opportunity to get a six-month paid internship at a local solicitors which could then lead on to a Training Contract.
Stanford Law School’s LLM in Environmental Law & Policy is one of the Californian law school’s postgraduate courses developed specifically for international students who have earned their bachelor’s degree in law outside the United States.
The University of Law, in partnership with leading US legal education provider BARBRI, has developed a range of ‘Financial Skills for Lawyers’ courses designed to sharpen the financial knowledge and skills of City law firm associates and partners.
The Widener Law LLM is a general Master's in Law programme that is ideal for lawyers seeking in-depth training in their area of legal specialism, as well as those planning to develop a new area of practice.
The Centre for Commercial Law Studies (CCLS) at Queen Mary, University of London is offering one bursary worth £5,000 to an outstanding candidate to study on the Paris LLM Programme starting September 2013. The bursary will be deducted from tuition fees payable to the college.
The University of Law’s Student Employability Programme (StEP) has been recognised by the Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) as the ‘Best Preparation for Work Initiative.’ This ten-step programme especially for aspiring lawyers won the award in the Higher Education category of the AGR’s Development Awards 2013.
Anglia Law School in Cambridge is launching a new Master of Laws programme – the LLM in International Commercial Law. This course will join their already established LLM in International Business Law as a new addition to Anglia’s LLM portfolio.