Will the SRA’s new flexibility on legal education be extended to the QLTS?

The SRA recently published the responses to its public consultation on its proposals to reform the training regime for aspiring lawyers. The proposals, which have been named Training for Tomorrow,...

Training for Tomorrow – Proposals for New Reform in the Legal Profession are Underway

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) published last week proposals for radical and wide-ranging changes to legal education and training in England and Wales. Its policy statement, Training for...

QLTS Popularity Increases As Admissions Up 26%

QLTS Popularity Increases As Admissions Up 26% Figures recently published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority show a 26% jump in admissions to the Roll of Solicitors via the Qualified Lawyers’...

The Legal Education Training Review (LETR) Released

The Legal Education Training Review (LETR) released its the long-awaited report on June 25, 2013. The project was a joint project of the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), the Bar Standards Board...

South Korea Legal Market Hots Up

  Whilst South Korea is currently enjoying the spotlight due to rapper Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’, developments in relation to the market for legal services in the sovereign Asian state present...

Green shoots for the legal employment market?

Figures published in The Law Society Gazette this week may provide a sprig of optimism amongst otherwise gloomy economic and employment data. TheCityUK – a lobby group that “champions the...

LETR Update: Foreign lawyer competition in the UK and fitness of the current training system

Remember our blog post about the Legal Education Training Review (LETR)? The wide-ranging panel has nearly finished its mammoth task, with its final report due to be published in December. Meanwhile,...

Practice law in England without being an English lawyer? Potentially, under proposed EU reforms

Plans are afoot to widen access to the legal profession in EU member states through disaggregating the professional activities from the profession itself, and granting access to some of the former...

One year in: The Legal Education and Training Review

June 2011 saw the launch of a fundamental and wide-ranging review of legal education and training in the form of the Legal Education and Training Review (LETR). It is billed as the most substantial...

English Firms Ripe For International Mergers – Survey

Global business still prefers English law – and needs English-qualified solicitors – as confirmed recently by leading lights in the international legal profession. Reinforcing English law’s...
 

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