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Education & Training

The future is bright

As he takes on his first legal apprentice, Russell Conway wonders if this is 
the beginning of a backlash against a university education

Legal Education and Training Review: new beginnings or missed opportunity?

Two years in the making and 350 pages later, the report produced by the Legal Education and Training Review team has come out with the not-so-radical conclusion that professional standards are pretty good. There are undoubtedly some worthwhile recommendations, including scrapping minimum CPD hours and encouraging the regulators to provide alternative access routes. But is it, as the Consumer Panel has said, a missed opportunity? We asked stakeholders for their reaction