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Legal Market Round-up: August 2012

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The UK government has announced it will be pouring £1m into a new apprenticeship programme which will allow wannabe lawyers to train as paralegals without the need for a degree. The paralegal programme, to be provided by Pearson, will be […]

Legal Market Round-up: July 2012

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  The Law Society has welcomed independent survey findings from the Legal Service Consumer Panel (LSCP) which show that consumers are increasingly satisfied with the value for money they receive from solicitors. The survey, undertaken for the LSCP by YouGov […]

Legal Market Round-up: June 2012

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The College of Law has joined forces with European law firm CMS Cameron McKenna LLP to launch an international Legal Practice Course (LPC), the first LPC to focus on the global legal services market. The course will be delivered to […]

Legal Market Round-up: May 2012

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Simmons & Simmons is to open an office in Bristol in a bid to slash its fee rates. According to managing partner Jeremy Hoyland, the office, which is slated for an autumn launch, will handle “complex legal work” where “location is […]

Legal News Round-up: April 2012

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Being drunk is not a defence against a murder charge, the Court of Appeal has ruled in a test case involving a college lecturer who stabbed his girlfriend to death. Stephen Dowds argued he was so drunk when he killed […]

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