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The Law Society has today announced a u-turn on its controversial plans to abolish the compulsory Legal Practice Course (LPC).
Under the proposals now being considered by the Training Framework Review Group students will be required to complete the LPC but could be given an exemption from parts of it because of their prior qualifications.
At the start of the year the Law Society was accused of ambushing the legal profession with its radical proposals to overhaul legal education.
The Training Framework Review (TFR) was launched four years ago to bring flexibility to the qualification process and included proposals to abolish the requirement for a law degree or vocational training, such as the LPC, to qualify as a lawyer.