Solicitors criticised for their pay packets should remember the social and economic contribution they have made, says Bryan Scant
An associate from CMS looks at social mobility in the legal profession.
Nick Gore of Carter Thomas Solicitors provides an insight to the volunteering at the EU Rights Clinic.
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.
I don’t commonly use sporting metaphors, but it’s difficult to describe the pending Solicitors Disciplinary Tribunal’s (SDT) application to the Legal Services Board (LSB) - asking for permission to change the standard of proof in the former’s disciplinary proceedings from the criminal to the civil standard - as anything but an open goal. As the SDT somewhat gleefully notes in their application, the LSB has very clearly indicated its enthusiasm for such a change in the recent past, suggesting ...
Greg Smith reviews the SRA’s rationale for the proposed ‘super-exam’ and suggests they need a backup plan.
Bryan Scant has concerns about the implications of the solicitors qualifying exam for access to the profession
Amy Clowrey provides an insight into her life as a solicitor working with child abuse survivors
Generation Y’s focus on varied tasks and work-life balance isn’t about being work-shy; it’s about being flexible to get the best out of employees, explains Charlotte Parkinson
Benjamin Fraser on why clients are increasing their demand for industry-specific knowledge