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The Super Exam – What does this mean?

The Super Exam – What does this mean?

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) is introducing a new super-exam for 2020, the Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). This means from 2020 the SRA will no longer use the Legal Practice Course (LPC) or Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) as a requirement to become a solicitor. Instead the following requirements must...

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OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit – a rocky path to ‘sunlit uplands’ and a chance to win your place!

OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit - a rocky path to 'sunlit uplands' and a chance to win your place!

The OU Law School is hosting leading EU judge, Sir Nicholas Forwood QC, to speak about his career and challenges in EU competition law, take questions, and share insights on Brexit at ‘The Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit – a rocky path to ‘sunlit uplands’’. ‘As the government triggers...

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OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit – “A rocky path to sunlit uplands”

OU Annual Law Lecture 2017: Brexit -

Many of you will be aware of, and may have entered, the Tom Bingham Essay Competition 2017. The prize-giving for this will take place at the annual law lecture hosted by the Open University Law School. However, you may not be aware that the law lecture in its-self, offers...

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Obituary: Professor Gary Slapper

Obituary: Professor Gary Slapper

We regret to inform our OULS members that Professor Gary Slapper sadly passed away on the 4th December 2016.  Gary Slapper’s role at the Open University’s law school cannot be overstated. As founder of the Open University Law School, author of the essential textbook The English Legal System, and...

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Tom Bingham Memorial Essay Prize 2017

Tom Bingham Memorial Essay Prize 2017

Every year, the OULS and the OU Law School commemorate the Rt Hon the Lord Bingham of Cornhill (1933-2010), otherwise known as Tom Bingham, author of the infamous ‘Rule of Law’ that is a staple of all law student’s book collections. This annual commemoration is held in the form...

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Mooting History Made: The OULS holds its first mooting event in Scotland

Mooting History Made: The OULS holds its first mooting event in Scotland

Mooting History Made: The OULS holds its first mooting event in Scotland With a heavy mixture of nerves and excitement I look over my hastily scrawled notes one last time before rising to my feet. ‘My Lords, if it pleases the court my name is Joseph Beet, senior counsel...

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