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What’s new this Summer at BARBRI Altior?

It’s hard to believe we’re in July already. During lockdown, 2020 seems to be moving at an incredible pace and the team has been busy shifting and adapting to meet the needs of our clients during this challenging period. Not only has this seen us add a number of courses to our online offering, but…

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Setting summer goals: what do you want to achieve?

2020 hasn’t turned out to be the year we all thought it would be. It’s been unpredictable in many ways and in some cases it has thrown off our routines, delayed our progress and stalled business objectives. It’s not been without its challenges and as we continue to navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic…

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Virtual learning etiquette – the do’s and don’ts of online training

Online learning has many benefits. It means that you and/or your team can continue working on personal development flexibly, at a location that suits you and it’s certainly a cost-effective solution. This option is something that has proved pivotal during the coronavirus outbreak where more legal professionals are working remotely, and we’ve seen many firms…

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BARBRI Altior takes HRA assessment online

BARBRI Altior introduces online HRA assessment for the first time Solicitors to qualify to practice advocacy in higher courts online Training provider continues to work alongside SRA to support training and development opportunities Legal UK training provider, BARBRI Altior, has announced the launch of its online Higher Rights of Audience written assessment this week. This…

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BARBRI Altior ensures legal trainees can fully qualify for their PSC entirely online

BARBRI Altior to deliver FBS exam online with SRA approval Trainee solicitors can fully qualify for their PSC digitally for the first time Training provider continues to enhance its Live Online offering Legal training provider, BARBRI Altior has announced the launch of its online Financial and Business Skills (FBS) exam for the very first time…

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New look, same Altior

As you’re reading this on our bold new website, you’ll have already noticed that we have a new look at Altior. No, this isn’t a spring clean of our brand, but it’s a revamp that we’ve been working on for the last few months to celebrate and mark our new partnership with BARBRI. It’s been…

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Time tracking, training and staying ahead: Our top tips for working remotely

Technology is a wonderful thing. For many, it has been business-critical over the past few weeks, with many businesses and firms now working from home amid the Coronavirus outbreak, and some teams will undoubtedly be experiencing this style of working for the first time. With this in mind, we’re positive that firms will be implementing…

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Are you working on your wellbeing during COVID-19?

As many of us work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, not only are we moving less (most of us anyway) which can have a negative impact on our physical and mental wellbeing in itself, but we are also surrounded by negative news, facing increased pressure from working away from the team, and some will…

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The evolution of legal training – what’s next?

The legal training landscape is undoubtedly changing – from the highly anticipated introduction of the Solicitor’s Qualifying Exam (SQE) in autumn 2021, to the potential reintroduction of the Continuing Competence statement, we anticipate that we’ll see quite an evolutionary step-change over the coming months. Not only will these changes set the tone for the future…

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The story of Altior, as told by John Loosemore…

What’s your name and current role at Altior? I’m John Loosemore and I’m a trainer specialising in Advocacy at Altior.  I initially set up Lawyers Planning Services, which evolved into what is now ‘Altior’, but more on that a little later… What was your professional history prior to setting up Altior 40 years ago? I…

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