Moves to establish an apprenticeship route to the profession have drawn considerable support from senior lawyers, despite fears that such candidates will struggle to compete with university-track practitioners. The latest Legal Week Big Question survey comes after news last month that BPP Law School is in talks to create a vocational job route, which could help non-traditional candidates qualify as solicitors.
Vocational courses gain support, but sceptics claim university graduates retain edge. Pui-Guan Man reports Moves to establish an apprenticeship route to the profession have drawn considerable support...
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