BPP University Law School search for UK’s most talented advocates

BPP University Law School is to launch a nationwide competition to discover the next top trial advocates – with a scholarship up for grabs. more

Denton's team up with BPP University Law School for Solicitor Apprenticeships

Dentons team up with BPP University Law School for Solicitor Apprenticeships

BPP University Law School are delighted to have teamed up with Global law firm Dentons as they become the latest firm to offer Solicitor Apprenticeships. Dentons, which has more than 6,500 lawyers across 50 different countries, has confirmed that it will take up to four school-leavers from September 2017 in a new programme named “Your more

Pro Bono Centre – The Dublin Convention and asylum

Amy Oliver and Libby Anderson are BPP University alumni students from the academic year 20015-2016. In completing their BPTC, they researched the implications of the Dublin Convention on asylum applications. Their work was supervised by BPP Pro Bono Centre’s Supervising Solicitor, Shaila Pal and appears in full below. History and Aims The aim of the Dublin system more

Pro Bono Centre – Managing risks….The Streetlaw Project

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono at BPP Law School. Rachael Kirkup is Streetlaw Supervising Solicitor. This article expands on their presentation delivered at the UK’s inaugural Streetlaw Best Practice annual conference held at Birmingham University on 7th to 8th September 2016. With up to eight Streetlaw presentations per week running across eight more

Pro Bono Centre – Return to Calais

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono, BPP Pro Bono Centre. In June 2016, she visited the Calais “Jungle” with the pro bono team, volunteering with Care4Calais. An account of that visit is available here. In October, Victoria returned to the camp to volunteer once again.   Return to Calais It was an easy more

Burges Salmon teams up with BPP University Law School for new Legal Apprenticeships

Burges Salmon teams up with BPP University Law School for new Legal Apprenticeships

Five new Bristol apprentices have started their careers in law this week, after Burges Salmon teamed up with BPP University Law School to launch its new paralegal apprenticeship programme. Burges Salmon joins a number of other leading law firms in adopting the new government-backed paralegal apprenticeship. The new recruits will undertake a two year programme more

Alumnus Profile, Christopher Birch, Solicitor at Stowe Family Law LLP

This month we profile Alumnus Christopher Birch, Solicitor at Stowe Family Law LLP, who discusses what he has gone on to do since graduating. Year of graduation: 2009 Course name: Bar Vocational Course (BVC) now Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) Which BPP University centre did you study at? Leeds Job Title: Solicitor Company Name: Stowe Family more

Making time for Micro mindfulness

With the new academic year starting to get into full swing, Angela Jouanneau BPP University LLB and GDL lecturer in her second blog discusses the importance of identifying the potential pockets of time to practice being mindful. Whilst you still have a spring in your step now, once launched and running at “full speed ahead” with more

Kennedys partners with BPP Law School

Kennedys partners with BPP Law School

International law firm Kennedys has selected BPP University Law School as its provider for six new solicitor and 16 new paralegal apprenticeships. Apprentices will work in one of Kennedys’ national network of offices including London, Chelmsford, Cambridge, Sheffield, Manchester, Taunton and Birmingham. Those starting the new Solicitor Apprenticeship will have the opportunity to qualify as more

Alumna Profile, Lucy Phipps, Solicitor (PARTNER) at Stowe Family Law

This month we profile GDL & LPC Alumna Lucy Phipps, who studied at our Leeds campus, she tell us what she has gone on to do since graduating... more

BPP University teams up with global giant to give law interns invaluable experience

BPP University is set to offer once-in-a-lifetime internships to Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) students at a global corporate training company. more

LEADING LAW FIRMS PARTNER WITH BPP UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL FOR NEW APPRENTICESHIP SCHEME

BPP University Law School is set to launch two new legal apprenticeships from September 2016, partnering with some of the country’s leading law firms to offer the pioneering schemes. The new Solicitor Apprenticeship presents students with the opportunity for the first time to qualify as a solicitor through an apprenticeship route. All apprentices who successfully more

Mindfulness & Lawyers

With the beginning of the new academic year approaching and many students juggling a law degree with work, family commitments or just a busy lifestyle, Angela Jouanneau BPP University LLB and GDL lecturer discusses a few tips on having a stress free academic year. more

Pro Bono Centre – Calais Migrant Camp

If you google “Calais migrants” you don’t discover much about the men and women in the Calais camps.  You learn that the Calais mayor wants the camps moved to the UK in the light of Brexit. You learn too that French riot police released teargas into the camps recently, after violence broke out. As lawyers more

IJCLE Conference Toronto – July 2016

The annual IJCLE conference is an opportunity to gather with academics from around the world all working with students in the delivery of legal advice and education projects such as those run by BPP’s Pro Bono Centre. Participants at the conference include Australians, Africans, Europeans, Americans and Asians – a truly international gathering. more

Brabners selects BPP University Law School to teach next generation of trainees

A leading North-West commercial law firm has announced it has selected BPP University Law School to offer professional education to its future trainees. Brabners, an ever-present law firm in the region for more than two centuries, will be sending its trainee solicitors to BPP University for their Legal Practice Course and also - once they have started in the office – to BPP Professional Education for their Professional Skills Course. more

Law and order for footballer as legal studies ‘aid’ pressures of modern game

A professional footballer has admitted how studying for his legal career has helped him cope with the highs and lows of the beautiful game. Bradley Pritchard, who last season played for League Two side Leyton Orient, is currently in the first year of a part-time Legal Practice Course at BPP University Law School's Holborn site in London. more

Perry powers home to secure silver in oarsome rowing display

A BPP University law student has achieved ‘oarsome’ success after clinching silver at a prestigious rowing event – and is fully focused on diving in for more medals at the European University Games. Suzi Perry, 23, powered home for BPP University in the British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Championships women’s lightweight category (less than more

Supreme Court Judgment: PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd

BPP University Law School LLB lecturer, Vicky Gregory, discusses the long awaited judgment in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd: This morning, the long awaited judgment in the case of PJS v News Group Newspapers Ltd[1] was handed down. The Court held, by a majority of 4:1, that the injunction preventing the more

BPP University law students offer free advice for residential property issues

Law students studying at BPP University are providing a new pro bono legal advice clinic on matters relating to residential property tribunals. Anyone who has issued, or is thinking about issuing, an application relating to a residential property dispute in the tribunal will be eligible to attend a 20-minute free advice session with us. Our more