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A new system of postgraduate loans for Masters degrees in the UK will be introduced from 1 August 2016.
On Saturday 25 June, members of the Law Society, Bar Council, Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx), Interlaw Diversity Forum for LGBT Networks (InterLaw Diversity Forum), Bar Lesbian and Gay Group (BLAGG), The Bar Council, Freebar and the Junior Lawyers Division will once again parade through the streets of London.
There was a 9 per cent rise in the number of trainee registrations in the 12 months to 31 July 2015, compared with the year before, according to the recently published Law Society Annual Statistics Report for 2015.
The JLD committee would like to thank all the organisations who donated prizes for the JLD’s charity raffle in aid of the JLD’s chosen charity of the year -Help for Heroes - which took place at the JLD annual conference and ball on 16 April 2016 at the Law Society in London. The raffle raised £957.
On 28 June 2016 leading national law firm, Irwin Mitchell is hosting a speed networking event aimed at black and minority ethnic solicitors.
Working in-house is becoming increasingly popular with one in four solicitors choosing to work in the employed sector. This seminar is aimed at all those interested in working in-house.
Heather Townsend will be talking about how to get to partner, and the experience of going through the process
Amy Clowrey discusses the factors that indicate when it is time to move firm, and when you should stay put.
The government consultation on postgraduate funding could be good news for LPC students and social mobility in the legal profession, writes Charlotte Parkinson
Ben Wild, trainee solicitor at Leathes Prior Solicitors, shares his impressions of his six-month secondment as a trainee solicitor at the Law Society’s Brussels Office Read the blog
Amy Clowrey, JLD executive committee member, reviews the JLD annual conference and ball 2016
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If firms fail to address ingrained cultural problems in the profession, they may face an exodus of talented young lawyers.
I have always considered the practical experience I gained extremely valuable.
Newly qualified lawyers will receive up to £91,000, including bonus – a 30% jump from last year.