LSB chair calls for shorter path to legal profession in wake of tuition fee hikes
Rising levels of debt in the wake of tuition fee hikes will mean that the length of time students spend being educated will need to be reduced, according to the chairman of the Legal Services Board. During his speech at the annual Lord Upjohn lecture in London last Friday (19 November), David Edmonds said that the time spent in education - as well as debts accrued during this time - would need to shrink to ensure that students do not make "crucial and costly investment decisions before getting a real 'feel' for the area of practice and all that it will involve."
Rising levels of debt in the wake of tuition fee hikes will mean that the length of time students spend being educated will need to be reduced, according to the chairman of the Legal Services Board.
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