Prudential Apprenticeship Graduation 2017

On Wednesday 23rd August 2017 and Thursday 21st September 40 Prudential apprentices successfully completed and graduated from their Level 3 Apprenticeship at a ceremony held at the insurer’s offices in Stirling and Reading. The 40 graduates have become inseparable whilst working together over the past year and they even spent time with each other at more

The Streetlaw Project at BPP Law School

Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono & CSR at BPP University Law School. She is responsible for BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Centre that facilitates around 30 projects which provide legal advice and education services to the most vulnerable. Law students volunteer to deliver pro bono services under the supervision of qualified solicitors. more

Safeguarding at BPP: Meet the Team

Safeguarding at BPP: Meet the Team

You may know that it is World Suicide Prevention Day on the 10th September. This is an initiative by the World Health Organisation which aims to raise awareness that suicide is preventable and to educate people on the help that is available. This is a real issue within the UK today and there are many more

AAT LEVEL 4 – PLANNING FOR SUCCESS

Experienced senior tutor Nitin Rabheru offers some tips on passing the AAT Level 4 Business Tax Exam.   Many students find the Level 4 tax exams challenging. However, with an effective study and revision plan you can significantly increase your chances of passing. From the outset it is vital you familiarise yourself with the terminology more

The Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017 - Shortlisted

BPP University Law School shortlisted for Yorkshire Legal Awards 2017

BPP University Law School is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for the Yorkshire Legal Awards in the Pro Bono Award category for the second year in succession. The pro bono team in BPP University Law School’s centre in Leeds has been acknowledged for its innovation and creativity in the delivery of its more

New Dean of BPP University Law School announced

BPP University are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Chadwick as Dean of the Law School. Andrew joined BPP in 2012 as Deputy Dean of the Law School and has worked in legal education for 19 years prior to this. During Andrews’s career, he has undertaken roles which have given him experience in all more

Legal Careers Workshop

Legal Careers Workshop – Meet the Law Firms

Law careers advice is one thing – getting it from the people that will hire you is another. Join us for our Legal Careers Workshop (20 July, London) and see why we’re trusted by some of UK’s biggest law firms. You can even see how employable you are when you put your legal CV and more

Legal Careers Workshop

Legal Careers Workshop – Meet the Tutors

At BPP University Law School, our focus is to help you secure that all-important training contract. To see what a leading university law school has to offer, book your place now for our Legal Careers Workshop on 20 July in London and see why we’re trusted by some of UK’s biggest law firms. You’ll receive a more

London apprenticeship networking events are a success

As part of his role for our BPP Network for Professional Apprentices, our London Network President has hosted two successful networking events for our apprentices during the months of May and June. 19-year-old Ekansh Sharma, a LLW Employment Pathways Administrator (Apprentice) at A2Dominion Group, has taken his presidential role in his stride hosting informal events more

A law student’s perspective – Why do we need an online court?

  Amy Ooi is a GDL student at BPP, Waterloo campus. She the Justice Reform Analyst for the Pro Bono Centre, specifically reporting on the new online court. Amy completed a degree in English and German and has an interest in human rights and civil liberties groups. She is also interested in current reforms to our justice more

Supreme Court: In the matter of Charlie Gard Permission to Appeal Hearing Comment

It is likely that many of you will have read about or seen the sad case of Charlie Gard on the news. This matter went before the Supreme Court yesterday at a permission to appeal hearing. The matter was heard by Lady Hale, Lord Kerr and Lord Wilson who declined the family of Charlie Gard more

The impact of SRA’s SQE proposals on social welfare lawyering

  Victoria Speed is Joint Director of Pro Bono & CSR at BPP University Law School. She is responsible for BPP Law School’s Pro Bono Centre that facilitates around 30 projects which provide legal advice and education services to the most vulnerable in society. Law students volunteer to deliver the services under the supervision of more

First Alumni Ambassadors for BPP University

First Alumni Ambassadors for BPP University We are excited to introduce the BPP Alumni Ambassador programme. With thousands of alumni in over half the countries around the world, this programme will play a key role in helping our alumni to stay connected and to continue developing their professional network on a global basis. BPP Alumni more

PSQB’S Civil Clerk, and part time BPP student Jordan Millican wins the National Mooting competition

Park Square Barristers congratulates Civil Clerk, Jordan Millican, on winning The Essex Court Chambers National Mooting Competition. Sir Ivan Lawrence QC was the judge for the competition, of which is one of the longest established mooting competitions in the UK, with the first final held in 1972. Notably, this competition has previously been won by more

BPP wins AAT Training Provider of the Year Award

BPP has won the AAT’s Best Training Provider of the Year Award, in the large provider category, at the 2017 AAT Training Awards. This fantastic accolade demonstrates the quality that runs throughout the core of BPP’s training delivery. This includes the tutors, the subject matter experts who write the course materials and Programme Advisers who more

Delight for Michael as teen scoops top apprenticeship accolade

An award-winning teenager has said being crowned a BPP Apprentice of the Year champion is an ‘honour’. Michael Sharp, an apprentice with Saffron Insurance Services, claimed joint-first place in the Level 3 category alongside Virgin Money nominee, Abigail Robinson. Nineteen-year-old Michael has experienced a lot of success since taking on his apprenticeship in Cambridgeshire just more

BPP University Law School enjoys advocacy competition with a ‘rockstar’ twist!

BPP University Law School students took part in a ‘rocking’ advocacy competition as ‘Sidney Vicious’, ‘Michael Jagger’, ‘Keith Richards’ and ‘Johnathan Rotten’ were the subject of a mock criminal trial. Ben Smith, Barrister and BPTC Lecturer at BPP University Law School in Leeds, shares his report on the final. BPP University Law School, Leeds and more

Kick start your career with a Santander traineeship

Want to become ready for the real world?

Santander’s eight week traineeship programme is the perfect way to develop your employability skills and gain fantastic work experience. You could even secure an apprenticeship with them. No experience required! The programme begins in Bradford on the 5th June 2017 and will last for 8 weeks. The first three weeks of this Customer Service traineeship more

Should you wait to do the SQE?

Should you wait to do the SQE?

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has recently confirmed plans to launch the Solicitors Qualification Exam (SQE) from 2020. As a result, the press is full of articles announcing the impending death of the Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) and Legal Practice Course (LPC). This is confusing for students currently studying on those courses and those more

Mary makes history as BPP University Law School’s first-ever pro bono trainee solicitor

BPP University Law School has recruited its first-ever pro bono trainee solicitor. Mary Prescott started her new trainee solicitor role this month with BPP University Law School’s award-winning Pro Bono Centre. The 26-year-old will receive training in housing law, family law and welfare benefits to gain experience as a social welfare lawyer. “I am delighted more