- Getting too close to the action: how to blind yourself to ethical rules
- LNATs and aptitude tests: what's good got to do with it?
- Warning signs: Who's to blame when commoditised legal services go wrong?
- Employment Tribunals: Weighted Against Employers?
- Court of Appeal criticism of advocate extends beyond the man himself
Category Archives: legal Education
So the first round of the Legal Education and Training Review is complete. Julian Webb et al’s report is out and the dust can begin to settle. The research phase faced a number of problems. There are four I would … Continue reading
An old OFT report was one of the precursors to the Legal Services Act. It has just published a report on legal services regulation taking stock, post implementation. Some of the interesting points are: Out of an estimated 3 million annual … Continue reading
The LETR has produced a fourth discussion document. It’s not long now until the final report is due and we are promised a number of research papers between then (December) and now. The document is careful not to prejudge most … Continue reading
Two papers published this week on legal education underline for me a number of unresolved tensions in professional regulation. The papers come from the Legal Services Board and the College of Law’s Legal Services Institute, the latter authored by Stephen … Continue reading
Every time there is a recession, the solicitors’ profession likes to reconsider minimum salaries for its trainees. For a while this was a kind of annual sport. Chairs of the Trainee Solicitors’ Group and the Young Solicitors’ Group Lawyers (I … Continue reading