As a female junior solicitor, it is strange to think that 2019 will mark 100 years since women were first allowed to practice law, by the introduction of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919.
In August last year, two members of the Junior Lawyers Division executive committee, Adam Hattersley and James Kitching, attended the International Young Lawyers’ Congress’s (AIJA) annual conference in Brussels.
Nicola Wilding, associate at DLA Piper, discusses resilience and dealing with rejection.
An associate from CMS looks at social mobility in the legal profession.
Laura Uberoi shares her advice for achieving a senior position in the profession regardless of age or PQE.
The JLD committee reflect on this year’s International Weekend.
Adam Hattersley shares his advice for submitting a successful vacation scheme application.
As exciting as the rise of legal technology is, a more pressing problem faces the junior end of the profession: too many of us struggle with basic computer literacy.
Hear from Charlotte Parkinson and James Kitching about their time on the JLD executive committee and how they have benefited professionally and personally from the experience.
Adele Edwin-Lamerton gives junior lawyers an overview of the work of an employment lawyer.