Blackburn College Teams Up with Renowned Law Firm

Blackburn College Teams Up with Renowned Law Firm

Blackburn’s leading Higher Education provider and renowned law firm have partnered up to support students to progress to successful careers in the legal sector.

The University Centre at Blackburn College and AMT Lawyers have celebrated their partnership with a revamped sponsored moot court facility, enabling students to take part in simulated court proceedings.

Asjad Hussain, Managing Director at AMT Lawyers said: “At AMT Lawyers, we are firm believers in investing in to the next generation of legal practitioners.

“Furthermore, we are extremely proud of our local roots, especially the educational institutions, with the University Centre at Blackburn College being at the very forefront.

“For this reason, we have partnered with the University Centre at Blackburn College in particular the Law School, to support, recognise and celebrate the legal minds of tomorrow.

Caroline Bracewell, Head of School for Business, Health and Technology said: “We’re proud to be partnered with AMT Lawyers and believe the relationship will be of great benefit to our LLB students.

“As an employment-focussed provider of education, we understand the critical importance of industry links and the value of building strong relationships between students and the sector.”

In 2018, 93% of graduates from the University Centre at Blackburn College were in work or further study 6 months after graduation*.

Avess Ahmed of AMT Lawyers added: “As a law firm with a decade of experience, we will aim to create opportunities and platforms to help the students succeed and prosper during their studies and thereafter.”

The University Centre at Blackburn College offers a wide range Law courses, with full-time, part-time and Apprenticeship-based study options. The College also offers a range of professional qualifications accredited by the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx).

AMT Lawyers is a highly-regarded private client law firm, delivering clear legal solutions to the public. Over the last decade, the firm has excelled by assigning legal experts to deliver a quality service within their areas of specialism; Residential Conveyancing, Family Law, Immigration Law and Personal Injury. The practice aims to continue delivering these services based on trust, integrity and professionalism.

Applications for September 2020 entry are now open and prospective students are encouraged to apply now at www.blackburn.ac.uk or via UCAS using code B40.

*Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education, known outcomes, 2018

22 Nov 2019, 11:41 AM