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The voluntary code of recruitment of trainee solicitors (the code) has been updated to reflect modern practices.
Read the JLD response to the SRA consultation paper on changing policy for regulated firms.
Nominations are now open for the Lawyers in Local Government (LLG) Junior Lawyer of the Year Award. Find out how to enter this award.
The Paris Bar is organising a traineeship for young French speaking lawyers in Oct-Nov 2015.
Leanne Maund gives an account her attendance at the ABA Young Lawyers Division spring conference 2015 in Tampa, Florida.
Emma Baker, LPC student and JLD LPC ambassador, reviews the JLD’s junior lawyer forum on getting a training contract.
Kayleigh Leonie of the JLD executive committee reports on the International Women’s Day event at the Law Society
The Newcastle and North East JLD explains why saving legal aid matters.
Ronagh Craddock of the Newcastle and North East JLD reviews the future of the Legal Practice Course.
Adam Hattersley, social secretary of Manchester Trainee Solicitors Group, reviews the junior lawyer forum held on 21 February 2015.
Catherine Melis considers how to avoid a social media #fail.
Could an over-supply of LPC graduates soon be yesterday’s problem, asks Charlotte Parkinson.
It is the season of law fairs and, once again, members of local Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) groups attended various law fairs across the country with LawCareers.Net. On Saturday 8 November I was delighted to attend the University of Oxford Law Fair on behalf of the South London JLD.
Max Harris, JLD vice chair, reviews the ABA Young Lawyers Division spring conference 2014
On Tuesday 7 October 2014 solicitors from the Sheffield area attended a free event hosted in the Law School’s Moot Court. The session covered the recently implemented Consumer Contracts (Information, Cancellation and Additional Charges) Regulations 2013 and the Consumer Rights Bill which is expected to be implemented in October 2015.
On Thursday 2 October 2014, the JLD and representatives of the Sheffield and District Law Society attended the Law School at the University of Sheffield for their annual talk to current Legal Practice Course students and those studying for a Graduate Diploma in Law with a view to competing the Legal Practice Course.
Various dates - London
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Baker & McKenzie says job advertisement illustrates 'commonplace' phenomenon.
Code amended to reflect ‘modern practices’ after it found previous rules only ‘artificially’ protected students.
Steep increase in associate pay at magic circle firm as competition for top talent intensifies.