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NPBW 2015 Profile: LawWorks

As part of our series celebrating National Pro Bono Week 2015, Zachary Seow takes a look at the work carried out by the charity LawWorks and the effect their projects have on the community.

NPBW 2015: Commercial Law Firms Put Under Increasing Pressure to Provide Pro Bono Work

Elliot Glover takes a look at what commercial law firms are doing to help those in need and what challenges they are facing in doing so. This is the first article in our special series celebrating National Pro Bono Week 2015 and helping raise the profile of pro bono work that is undertaken across the country.

NPBW: National Pro Bono Week 2015 @ TheStudentLawyer.com

It is National Pro Bono Week 2015 at TheStudentLawyer.com! This week, we will celebrate the impact o

Top Firms Including A&O and Taylor Wessing Bring Training Contract Deadline Forward

Back in July of this year, it was reported that changes in the graduate recruitment process for univ

Law and Journalism Featuring Joshua Rozenberg

Natalie Williams discusses the field of law and journalism, examining the illustrious career of Joshua Rozenberg, and the problems both print and online journalism face in the modern industry.

The Birthday Party Invoice

Nathan Gore provides provides an amazing story how invitation to a birthday party can amount to the offer, which once accepted, is binding on the invitee and can lead to the small claims court, if not paid in full.

The Bar: What is QASA?

Christopher Pask provides a rundown of the Quality Assurance Scheme for Advocates, evaluating the key components and the arguments in favour of and against the scheme.

Filling the Legal Aid Gap: Following in New York’s Footsteps

Paige Jones evaluates the new position of pro bono in New York and its current state in the UK, and discusses whether pro bono should be a requirement for UK law students.

Legal Aid Reform: What it Means (Part 2)

In this second article in a two-part series on the legal aid reforms, Alistair Henwood continues his examination of Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s legal aid reforms and what it will mean for legal aid providers and lawyers working in the affected areas.

Legal Aid Reform: What it Means (Part 1)

In this first article in a two-part series on the legal aid reforms, Alistair Henwood comprehensively sets out Justice Secretary Chris Grayling’s plans to amend the rules on legal aid and what it will mean for lawyers working in the affected areas. Part two will be published on Thursday 19th September.