Centre for Legal Education

“Point less” CPD: capability, competence and reflection

Do changes to the SRA’s CPD system for solicitors and solicitors’ firms mean that you go on as before, or that you no longer have to do anything?
If not, what can firms and individuals do to make the transition as effective and painless as possible?

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 […]

Centre for Legal Education Conference 2017

We’ve just emerged from our highly successful third conference (and celebration of our fifth anniversary).  Many new friends and innovative ideas on technology and legal education, with tweets at #NLSCLEC17 and Paul and Pamela’s famous live blogging now available here.  Here is the delegate pack containing the abstracts and the full report can be found […]

CLE Conference – collaborating in lockdown

Following our post in March, we thought long and hard, but finally came up with a way of allowing all those who had worked hard on the event to participate.  Using a series of Microsoft Teams events, spread across this week, we were able to hear from most of the people who had submitted abstracts, […]

CLE conference 2017 and fifth anniversary: programme now available

Nottingham Law School, Centre for Legal Education Conference 16-17 June 2017 LEGAL EDUCATION, LEGAL PRACTICE AND TECHNOLOGY Overview Building on the success of previous conferences on Values in Legal Education and Legal Education and Access to Justice, the Centre for Legal Education at Nottingham Law School is delighted to announce its third biennial conference and […]

CLE conference 2020: call for papers, panels and booking all now open!

Building on the success of previous conferences on Values in Legal Education, Legal Education and Access to Justice and Legal Education, Legal Practice and Technology the Centre for Legal Education at Nottingham Law School is delighted to announce its fourth international conference. We invite participants from the whole range of legal education, research and wellbeing […]

CLE Sixth International conference: save the dates

We are delighted to announce that the call for papers for our sixth conference – Satisfying stakeholders in legal education: How to pack everything in (including the kitchen sink) – has now been released.  Your will find all details, including the submission form, on the conference page We anticipate that sub-themes for this year’s conference […]

End of term June 2016

As last time, a lot to report! Pamela has received the NTU Vice-Chancellor’s Teaching Award for 2015/16.  John received the Association of Law Teachers Lifetime Achievement Award for Contribution to Legal Education. Louise is completing her TILT sabbatical on portfolio assessment. Paul was confirmed as Visiting Professor for a second term, University of Hong Kong […]

End of term report March 2016

Plans for a publication based on the 2015 conference are in place with Pamela, Jane J and Nick as editorial committee, with Graham providing consultancy support.  Key criteria for contributions have been established, plus a potential publisher has been identified, as well as chapter authors and a writer for the foreword.  We are currently awaiting […]

Improving Access to Justice : Health Justice Partnerships

Access to justice is increasingly significant as public funding of legal services is reduced. Research has consistently shown that huge numbers of those with multiple legal problems do not access effective legal help. On Monday 22nd November we were delighted to play host to a fascinating and uplifting research seminar given by our visiting scholar, […]