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First solicitor is admitted through ‘equivalent means’ route

Robert Houchill, a senior paralegal at London law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite, has become the first solicitor to qualify through the ‘equivalent means’ route. He said the new route would give law graduates more flexibility in funding the legal practice course.

April 16th, 2015 | No Comments »

Lawyers raise fears over ‘equivalent means’ route to qualification

The legal community has mixed feelings about the ‘equivalent means’ route to qualification as a solicitor, with even those who like the idea fearing the consquences of greater competition and consequently lower wages, according to a survey.

March 31st, 2015 | No Comments »