Legal education - from a historic and a labour market perspective – University of Copenhagen

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Legal education - from a historic and a labour market perspective

Two of our leading researchers will give a lecture, each providing interesting perspectives on the conditions and challenges that legal education face today. Focus will be on the traditions and former innovations of legal education; the prospects of the legal profession; how other professions influence the legal labour market.

Head of PhD, Professor Ph.D. and Director Helle Krunke will facilitate the seminar.

Please notice, limited number of seats.

Programme:

10:00-10:15: Coffee and croissant

10:15-11:00: Traditions and innovations of the Danish Legal Profession
Professor Ditlev Tamm, Centre for Studies in Legal Culture

11:00- 11:45: The legal profession in competition
Professor Mikael Rask Madsen, Head of Centre of Excellence for Research for International Courts

11:45-12:00: Coffee break

12:00- 12:45: A changing labour market: implications for law teachers
Professor Mikael Rask Madsen, Head of Centre of Excellence for Research for International Courts

12:45-13:00: Questions and discussion

Readings

Madsen, M. (2008). Return to the Copenhagen Magic Circle: First Elements of Longitudinal Study of Large Law Firms in Denmark. Scandinavian Studies in Law53, 303-320. Avaliable at: http://heinonline.org/HOL/P?h=hein.intyb/svnsl0053&i=303

This seminar is a compulsory part of the Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Programme at Faculty of Law, UCPH

Registration

For participation in the event please use this registration form no later than Tuesday 13th March 2018.