College teams up with legal firm AMT Lawyers
A college and a local 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.”