Aston Carter

The Company Charging Wannabe Lawyers Hundreds Of Pounds For Paralegal Job Interviews

As the odds of landing a training contract or pupillage grow longer, and wannabe lawyers become increasingly desperate, the, er, entrepreneurs keep circling. First there was Aston Carter’s infamous pay-to-be-a-paralegal scheme, next came Tooks barristers’ notorious £186 pupillage application advice event. And now there’s the “New York Dream Career Program”, as part of which London-based… Read more »

Aston Carter Claims BPP Law School Described Its Pay-To-Be-A-Paralegal Scheme As ‘Novel And Inspiring’

Last month, Legal Cheek exclusively revealed that Aston Carter Solicitors was asking law graduates to self-fund a very expensive paralegal course in order to be considered for a training contract with them. Over the weekend, the firm’s senior partner, Henry Telewa, posted a response to the story. In it, he claimed that Alison Wells, director… Read more »