Centre for Legal Education

Call for Papers! CLE Conference 2022: Community, Creativity and Culture in Legal Education

The Centre for Legal Education at Nottingham Law School, Nottingham Trent University, is pleased to announce its fifth international conference.  The conference will be held largely online, with two sessions a day on 13th – 16th June 2022 and, we anticipate, a blended online/face to face session on 17th June. We invite participants from the whole range of legal […]

Final post on the NLS client interviewing competition 2017/18

The client interviewing competition 2017/18 has now been concluded. The standard of student performance has been very high this year and made decision making for the judges very difficult. The final took place on 15 November 2017 in the Legal Advice Centre. The student teams were judged by Faye Deverell (senior supervising solicitor Nottingham Law […]

Legal Advice Centre Student Volunteers Present at International Clinical Legal Education Workshop

By Molly Brown and Saadia Bacchus Law students at Nottingham Trent University have the opportunity to volunteer within the Nottingham Law School’s Legal Advice Centre (LAC). It is an award-winning firm, with the most recent awards Winner of ABS (Alternative Business Structure) of the Year at the Modern Law Awards 2020 and Nottinghamshire Law Society’s […]

NLS Client Interviewing Competition

On Friday 11 December 2020, Joreen Richardson and Becky Hankin were crowned winners of this year’s Nottingham Law School Client Interviewing Competition.  Megan Shirley (NLS Lecturer) was joined by two guest judges in the Final; Julie Higginbottom (NLS Pastoral Advisor) and Oliver Maxwell (Senior Solicitor from Nelsons).     This year the competition was run online […]

Simulated Clients

How the experiences of medical professional education can help the development of young legal professionals In terms of professional development, it is often a good idea to turn one’s head to the professions of others to see if lessons can be learned and practice developed that may lead or enhance what we have now. The […]

Student Competitions move online for 2020

The Centre for Mediation and Dispute Resolution recently ran a very successful negotiation competition for all students of Nottingham Law School using Microsoft Teams.  Training was provided to the students via the platform and live competition rounds took place via its meeting format.  The internal competition was a precursor for national negotiation competitions and the ICC International Medication competition, […]

Summer events on health justice partnerships, restorative justice and clinical legal education

Building collaborations locally -Applying a health justice partnerships model to law clinics (20th June) This facilitated discussion by Dr Liz Curran of Australian National University will take place from 14.30 to 16.30 with post event informal discussion until 18.30. The event will be of interest to those involved in clinical legal education but also to those […]