Adele Edwin-Lamerton of the JLD committee asks whether law firms will follow the example of PwC and start using new, fairer criteria for recruiting trainees.
Emma Dickinson, solicitor at Action for Children, talks about her pro bono work with the Cranfield Trust and HRNet.
Laura Huntington of Eversheds provides an insight into providing pro bono services for the Manuel Bravo Project.
Hayley Gore and Lauren Cooke, trainees at DLA Piper, explain how they and their colleagues provide pro bono services through the Princes Trust Legal Support Service.
Laura Pearce of JFH Law talks about her work with the Employment Tribunal Litigant in Person Support Scheme.
Josie Beal of Prettys Solicitors talks about the volunteering services at the Suffolk Law Advice Centre run by the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality.
The JLD has recently coordinated with the New Zealand Law Society’s Auckland Young Lawyers committee to interview Caroline Laband
Tamasin Dorosti of the JLD committee writes about a recent seminar she attended about the legal aspects of doing business in Pakistan.
Adele Edwin-Lamerton of the JLD executive committee talks about the importance of addressing work related stress and identifying coping mechanisms.
Allan Murray-Jones, chair of the Law Society’s education and training committee, discusses the new Voluntary Code of Recruitment for Trainee Solicitors following its introduction earlier this year.