Tag: LegalEdConNorth

What went down at LegalEdCon North 2020

Last month's Manchester conference marked the beginning of some important conversations centering around the SQE, Sophie Currie reports

Feb 18 2020 3:18pm

The importance of research skills in the brave new world of legal tech

Christopher O'Connor, head of segment and product marketing at LexisNexis, shares his thoughts

Jan 30 2020 6:57am

How Manchester Law School is helping to bring about a new industrial revolution in legal services

For Professor Andrew Francis the SQE is just one part of a much bigger story

Jan 29 2020 1:31pm

Inside the new alternative law school backed by some of the profession’s biggest names

Ahead of LegalEdCon North on Thursday, College of Legal Practice CEO Giles Proctor outlines a vision for the SQE that is winning prominent admirers

Jan 28 2020 2:47pm

Outcry over LPC 30 years ago similar to SQE anxiety today, says BARBRI chief

Rather than being fazed by the super-exam, Sarah Hutchinson reckons the legal profession should view it as an exciting opportunity to improve education and training

Jan 28 2020 9:06am

SQE offers chance to create high quality courses where technology enhances learning, says Nottingham Law School head of department

Matthew J. Homewood sketches out vision for Solicitors Qualifying Exam preparation course that draws on university’s strength in teaching and research

Jan 22 2020 1:24pm

Hotshot solicitor apprentices are starting to give law graduates a serious run for their money

BPP head of legal apprenticeships Bruce Humphrey detects a 'cultural change' taking place

Jan 21 2020 1:00pm

The case for solicitor apprenticeships

Ceri Evans, National Programme Director for Apprenticeships at The University of Law, discusses the benefits of the training contract alternative

Jan 17 2020 1:49pm

Over 30 speakers now announced for LegalEdCon North in Manchester later this month

Law bosses prepare to debate the future of legal education and training on 30 January

Jan 6 2020 10:46am

Manchester law and education chiefs to speak at LegalEdCon North

Heads of Manchester Law School, Law Society and young lawyer groups to speak at 30 January summit, as second release ticket sale deadline nears

Dec 10 2019 11:20am

BPP, BCLP and Eversheds to talk solicitor apprenticeships LegalEdCon North

Head of BPP programme to be joined by Manchester rising stars

Dec 5 2019 10:37am

Legal sector’s ‘perfect storm’ moment could blow in new way of training lawyers

NewLaw needs new thinking on legal education, argues Nigel Savage

Nov 28 2019 2:15pm

Manchester Law Society named as official partner of LegalEdCon North

CEO Fran Eccles-Bech highlights opportunity to boost innovation and widen access in legal education ahead of 30 January event

Nov 13 2019 9:57am

BBC to showcase solicitor apprenticeships programme at LegalEdCon North

BBC legal apprenticeships manager Maria Kell and solicitor apprentice Georgie Yates will be joined by ULaw's Ceri Evans at 30 January event at Media City, Manchester

Oct 23 2019 9:26am

New entrant SQE provider and on-demand lawyer platform to set out visions for future of legal training

BARBRI’s Sarah Hutchinson and F-LEX’s Emma McDowell to join SQE creators and other big names at LegalEdCon North

Oct 11 2019 10:20am

SQE creators Crispin Passmore and Julie Brannan to speak at LegalEdCon North

Duo to articulate vision of new framework in practice

Sep 26 2019 9:47am

Manchester innovation in legal education conference launched

30 January event will bring together firms, northshoring hubs and law schools ahead of introduction of the SQE

Sep 9 2019 9:17am