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News

Stories and information about developments affecting the legal professions, both locally and nationally.

Legal Aid Roadshows In The North
October 9, 2017
Legal Aid Roadshows In The North

Law Society's roadshow on tendering for civil legal aid contracts will be in Newcastle on 16 October

Teesside University Accredited For CILEx Courses
August 23, 2017
Teesside University Accredited For CILEx Courses

Diploma in Legal Practice to be first course under new CILEx accreditation

Apprenticeship Levy - Impacts and Opportunities
June 20, 2017
Apprenticeship Levy - Impacts and Opportunities

Jo-Anne Pugh of BPP Law School discusses the opportunities offered by the new Apprenticeship Levy

Continuing Competence
March 15, 2017
Continuing Competence

Four months into Continuing Competence some firms are introducing bureaucratic processes to comply - is this necessary?

The Policing and Crime Act 2017
March 14, 2017
The Policing and Crime Act 2017

The Policing and Crime Act 2017 will significantly change the law concerning pre-charge police bail

Free JLD Forum
February 15, 2017
Free JLD Forum

The Law Society's Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event in partnership with the Sheffield JLD

Solicitors Qualifying Examination: Consultation Response
January 25, 2017
Solicitors Qualifying Examination: Consultation Response

The proposed Solicitors Qualification Examination will provide a new form of assessment for entry to the profession

Legal Apprenticeships
January 25, 2017
Legal Apprenticeships

Now that legal apprenticeships are an alternative to the traditional graduate route to qualification, it's possible to qualify as a solicitor, paralegal or chartered legal executive

Apprenticeships
November 16, 2016
Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships are a great way to improve the productivity, loyalty and quality of your staff through on-the-job training and structured learning

New CPD Scheme Workshops
September 15, 2016
New CPD Scheme Workshops

In our recent Education & Training survey we asked people if they would be interested in a 'visiting' TVLS workshop on the new CPD scheme