Legal Education and Training: A Practical Guide for Law Firms

Legal Education and Training: A Practical Guide for Law Firms

By: Melissa Hardee (author)Paperback

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Legal education is essential to the role and subject to regulation. The book provides practical guidance on the elements of training, essential for firms to know in order to comply with the SRA guidelines, and how to comply in a cost-effective way whilst gaining results. The book explains the various aspects of training which firms have to know - from the regulatory framework and its consequent responsibilities and obligations, to the practical - how best to offer training in a cost-effective way, to get best value from firm's investment, and the most effective methods of training. Legal Education and Training - A Practical Guide for Law Firms provides practical help for all firms whether large or small, with an established training function or not. This title will be useful to lawyers involved in training, as well as dedicated training professionals, as providers or recipients, to understand training and how to obtain maximum benefit from training and the firm's investment in it.

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Contents

Part A Issues for Management; 1. Why invest in training; 2. The structure and ownership of training within the firm; 3. The challenge of commitment and buy-in; 4. Measuring the return on investment; 5. How to waste money on training; Part B Regulation; 6. The regulatory bodies in England and Wales; 7. Routes to qualification as a solicitor in England and Wales; 8. The legal education and training framework for solicitors in England and Wales; 9. Regulatory responsibilities for firms in England and Wales; 10. The regulatory bodies in Scotland; 11. Routes to qualification as a solicitor in Scotland; 12. The legal education and training framework for solicitors in Scotland; 13. Regulatory responsibilities for firms in Scotland; 14. The legal education and training market in England and Wales, and Scotland; Part C Designing and delivering training; 15. Designing training; 16. E-learning; 17. Making training effective - for lawyers; 18. Delivering training; Part D Meeting training needs within the firm; 19. Pre-training contract; 20. During the training contract; 21. Post-qualification; 22. Training for support staff; 23. Post-Legal Services Act 2007 training in England and Wales; 24. Training for overseas qualified lawyers and overseas offices; 25. IT training; 26. Training for clients; Part E The training function within the firm; 27. The training function; 28. Strategic responsibilities; 29. Tactical responsibilities; 30. Operational responsibilities; 31. Financial responsibilities

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/12/2009
  • ISBN13: 9781405746229
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 483
  • ID: 9781405746229
  • weight: 930
  • ISBN10: 140574622X

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