According to the Chief Executive of the WS Society, Robert Pirrie, "[a]ccreditation under the scheme is intended to represent, therefore, not just mastery of substantive law and practice, but also the ability to deliver advice clearly, proportionately, efficiently and cost-effectively." (107) To assess qualified solicitors who desire specialist accreditation, the WS Society may adopt the standardized client model being tested through the GGSL's ELCC Project.
For more information about GGSL's Diploma program, see Glasgow Graduate School of Law, Diploma in Legal Practice, http://www.
An important component of the Diploma Course at the GGSL is client interviewing.
The students are 'told' about procedure through a webcast learning environment (also developed at GGSL), they are 'shown' how to apply and use the procedure in their seminars and they conduct ('do') a court action in the TLE.
(2) These characteristics were originally defined by the creator of the TLE, Paul Maharg in a GGSL internal working paper
environment within the GGSL, the nature of its construction, based upon
In 2005 a consortium of Futurelab, University of Strathclyde (GGSL)
template provided by GGSL. (6) The workshop was very valuable for the
We have described that the GGSL experience bears this out;