Schillings Announce The Launch Of The Schillings Academy
on: June 4, 2009, 11:30 am
Author: Christopher Mills
the leading law firm protecting the privacy and reputation of
corporates and high-profile individuals has launched the Schillings
Academy, an advanced and unique course which will provide unparalleled
training to staff at the firm.
Schillings Academy will be delivered in-house and will equip the
firm's employees with the skills and specialist knowledge to provide
the same excellent client service that the firm's partners have
become known for.
Schillings Academy is the result of two years of development and
will concentrate on building excellence in three key areas including
advanced legal training for qualified lawyers, enhanced teaching
for trainees and commercial skills training for the business support
function. The first phase of the Schillings Academy will roll
out a two year, 100 hour bespoke training programme in reputation
management and privacy law to qualified lawyers currently
working at the firm. Additionally the programme will carry CPD
points and will ensure that all qualified lawyers exceed their
CPD requirements without the need to go on external generic courses.
four main components of Schillings Academy for qualified lawyers
will be advanced modules on defamation,
law and confidence and advocacy and related reputation management
laws. Working together with leading professors including Professor
Gavin Phillipson and the College of Law, the Schillings Academy
will foster and harness new ways of thinking on how to approach
and deploy the law to achieve the best results for the firm's
on the firm's 25th anniversary, Keith Schilling, founding partner
of Schillings, said:
"Schillings is fortunate to have created a reputation over
the last 25 years for being at the forefront of privacy and reputation
law. The launch of our Schillings Academy demonstrates to our
clients our continued commitment to deliver excellence to our
clients in everything that we do. It is with great pride that
we are launching this market leading initiative, which demonstrates
Schillings commitment to providing the best training to its lawyers,
with the most advanced knowledge and expertise available. This
academy takes the firm into a new season and we look forward to
our next 25 years."
Schillings is one of Britain's top law firms dedicated to safeguarding
the reputations of international corporations, brands, celebrities
and high-profile business people. The firm's 25 year track-record
in defamation, privacy law and copyright cases, as well as commercial
dispute resolution and sports law, is second to none.
privacy and copyright are at the heart of the firm's work, prompting
The Independent newspaper to call Schillings a "spectacularly
efficient media law firm".
clients include supermodel Naomi Campbell, actress Kate Winslet,
seven times Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, premiership
footballer Wayne Rooney, Harry Potter author JK Rowling, pharmaceuticals
maker GlaxoSmithKline, steel maker Arcelor Mittal, the Harrods
Group and the London Stock Exchange.
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