Spending a seat in the Law Societies’ Office in Brussels is not only a great opportunity for the trainee, but also for their firm.
Thinking of a move in-house? Rachel Brushfield, career strategist and coach, explores how to plan the career you want in 2020 and shares career planning strategies and tips to help you get started.
Jonathan Smith and Brogan Solomon have been on the JLD executive committee for two years. Find out what it’s like to be involved.
Leanne Wood, a trainee at CSR plc, looks back at her decision to take an in-house training contract, and why she’d recommend it as a route to practice
Charlotte Parkinson advises experienced practitioners and wannabe-lawyers alike where and how to volunteer their free time.
Facing an unrepresented party in court is becoming the norm rather than an exception for some solicitors; Beth Forrester provides guidance for handling this situation
Law firms should consider social mobility in their recruitment practices, argues Bryan Scant.
Akeela Bharuchi highlights ways for LPC paralegals to maximise their opportunities.
Claire Cavanagh, Associate Director at EJ Legal, provides a wealth of top tips to help you get noticed and tick the recruiter’s boxes.
Emma Dickinson, a JLD representative on the Law Society Council, offers practical guidance on starting your training contract, including negotiating terms and conditions, keeping your trainee diary up to date and other regulatory requirements you need to observe