New scheme for legal firms

The “Lex21” initiative is aimed at the School of Legal Studies working with legal practitioners in a number of areas including networking, professional development and legal training.
 
It is hoped that School of Legal Studies students will also benefit from this initiative with increased links potentially leading to further work placement opportunities, practice presentations and increased student recruitment prospects.
 
School of Legal Studies Associate Dean, Lynn Leighton-Johnstone, who introduced the Lex21 initiative, said: “This unique opportunity for like minded legal practitioners to network puts the School of Legal Studies at the forefront of developing the lawyers of today into the leaders of tomorrow.”
 
Several practitioners in the area have already joined the Lex21 initiative and have benefited from networking with other organisations, CPD points and leadership skills from the two free events held so far.
 
Local practices can find out more about the Lex21 initiative at www.wlv.ac.uk/lex21

Further information

Picture: Lynn Leighton-Johnstone (second from the left) and guest speaker Ian Cooper (third from the left) at the recent launch event with members from Talbots Solicitors.
 
For media inquiries, contact Vickie Woodward in the Press Office on 01902 322736 or 07973 335112.
 

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