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Its been another exciting week here at Lawyer2B.com towers as the October issue of Lawyer 2B magazine has just been published. So go and grab a copy as soon as you log off.
Once again the jumbo issue is bursting with tips on how to secure your dream job in the legal profession, and includes our annual retention rate and secondment surveys as well as all the latest news and gossip from the legal market. We also bring you the lowdown on life as a trainee in the Government Legal Service and why Birmingham provides a credible alternative to training in the big smoke.
And for those of you who havent secured a training contract yet youll be able to find full details of the 2007/08 Lawyer 2B/BPP Law School essay competition in the October issue too, where you can win a free place on a GDL or LPC course.
Talking of BPP, last month the law school made history by becoming the first private sector organisation to win degree-awarding powers. But as with any groundbreaking event, rather than celebrating its new powers BPP has spent the past few weeks defending the move from critics, who argue that its a step too far.
Thats why Ive invited BPP chief executive Peter Crisp to tell us why a BPP University would be a healthy development for undergraduate education in the UK (see article). If you disagree with Crisps comments then why dont you drop me a line?