LegalEdCon 2022 takes place in-person on Thursday 12 May 2022. The Conference is headline sponsored by BPP University, BARBRI and The University of Law. It is attended every year by over 70 leading law firms learning & development and graduate recruitment teams, as well as academics from universities across the UK.
About the sponsors
We build and shape legal careers. With over 25 years’ experience in delivering professional legal qualifications, we are proud to be one of the UK’s leading law schools. At the forefront of innovation in legal training, we are trusted by some of the most influential law firms, with 60 leading firms training with us exclusively. Our courses focus on employability, giving our students the edge to secure a training contract or pupillage. Preparing them to embrace the demands of practice from day one.
BARBRI has over 50 years’ proven expertise in preparing aspiring lawyers to succeed in their professional exams. The SQE assessment requires a breadth of knowledge in one multiple-choice exam not previously experienced in the law degree, GDL or LPC. Only BARBRI has the experience to prepare graduates to succeed in this style of assessment. BARBRI supports law firms, universities and graduates by investing in a new pathway to qualification and creating a generation of innovative, adaptable and diverse lawyers.
The University of Law
The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the UK's longest-established specialist providers of legal education, with a rich heritage and reputation for innovation. ULaw boasts over 250 tutors who are qualified lawyers and bring their extensive practical experience to the classroom, as well as a track record in impressive employment and pupillage rates.
At LexisNexis, our mission is to advance the Rule of Law around the world. Everything we do – from our products and services, to how we do business, is about ensuring that all people are equal under the law. We collaborate with universities and academic organisations of every size to ensure students succeed with our legal research and guidance tools, as well as helping law teachers to progress their research, prepare for lessons and find useful teaching materials. We’re here to support you whatever your role – whether you’re educating the next generation of lawyers or training graduates in the workplace.
The College of Legal Practice
We are a fully accredited postgraduate law school based in the UK. We offer highly flexible legal training programmes at competitive prices. We collaborate closely with organisations to build SQE training programmes that work for you, grounded in practical learning and specific to the competencies that matter for your future solicitors. Established in 2019, The College of Legal Practice formed as a wholly-owned UK subsidiary of The College of Law in Australia; a not-for-profit provider and market leader with over 50 years of experience in legal education and training.
The City Law School
The City Law School (part of City, University of London) is unusual amongst UK law schools in that we give equal weight to both academic and professional law. We offer a complete range of courses – from the LLB, the Graduate Diploma in Law conversion programme, LLM programmes, PhDs, through to vocational training for Barristers and Solicitors (leading to Postgraduate Diplomas or LLM degrees). Within a traditional University community, we support students to realise their full potential by equipping them with the knowledge, skills and values that they need.
Flex Legal is an award-winning online platform, connecting top legal teams with the best interim talent in the industry. Founded in 2016 by James, a software engineer, and Mary, a property litigator, Flex was born with a simple idea to connect busy law firms and in-house counsel with law graduates. Fast forward five years... and today they support hundreds of clients to embrace the benefits of flexible resourcing, with over 6,000 lawyers and paralegals on their platform. Their candidates come from a range of backgrounds, so they are equipped to meet any type of client request - big or small! They have just launched Flex Trainee to help candidates from a social mobility background quality via the in house route.