Spending a seat in the Law Societies’ Office in Brussels is not only a great opportunity for the trainee, but also for their firm.
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
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
Finding a contract can be a difficult and daunting experience: competition for training places is fierce - so where do you start?
Emma Dickinson looks into the difficulty getting data on qualification and employment rates for LPC and GDL graduates
Mark Pentecost writes about the availability of training contracts and the thoughts and views of the JLD community on getting a contract.
Using social media can provide an important boost for your career. Read out top tips
Alex Aldridge reviews the aftermath of the SRA’s decision to abolish the minimum salary for trainees.