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Law Firm Parntners with City Law School to Launch Legal Research Award for London Students
Bishop & Sewell, is working with City Law School, to launch the Bishop & Sewell LLP Legal Research Award.
The young candidates will be required to prepare a research memorandum based on a well-known intellectual property and copyright case. Finalists will then be invited to present their findings before a panel of judges on 28th May and the winners will be announced on the same day.
In addition to financial awards for the top three, the winner will be offered an internship at the company.
Nick Potter, Partner at Bishop & Sewell, commented:
“The firm sees this competition as a great way to support local students, encourage their research skills and understand the needs of law schools in anticipation of the new SQE (Solicitors' Qualification Examination).”
James Catchpole, Director of the Legal Practice Course, added:
"As a leading provider of legal education, the City Law School is pleased to partner with Bishop & Sewell to launch what we hope will be a much coveted Legal Research Award for our students."
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