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The JLD 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 –Winston’s Wish – which took place at the JLD annual conference and ball on 8 April 2017 at the Law Society in London. The raffle raised £1,061.
The Law Society of England and Wales has opened applications for its mentoring scheme to support career progression for solicitors from under-represented groups.
Throughout April 2017, the London Young Lawyers Group (LYLG) will be running a pro bono awareness campaign, designed to boost volunteer number across the capital. With the support of LawWorksand a number of partner pro bono clinics, the LYLG will be offering young lawyers and LPC students a number of different opportunities to engage in pro bono activities across London.
A panel of top employers will offer essential advice to help you identify key skills that can be transferred to the legal profession and thereby increase your chances of securing a period of recognised training.
The latest Law Society’s careers clinics for LLB/LPC/GDL students, paralegals, final seat trainees and qualified lawyers are scheduled for 7 June and 6 September 2017 in London.
The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event, aimed at trainees, newly qualified solicitors (NQs) and solicitors up to five years’ PQE. The aim is to equip those who are at the start of their careers with skills and advice necessary to progress, diversify and develop within the legal profession.
The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event to assist LPC students and LPC graduates with their search for a training position.
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These webinars will help you to plan your career and influence career stakeholders.
What would you like to be doing in five or ten years’? Whatever your aim, developing your skills is vital to progressing your career and building a solid foundation for the future.
This free webinar provides practical advice on how to survive interviews and assessment days for vacation schemes and training contracts.
The webinar is delivered by Husnara Begum, who has extensive experience in career coaching to law students and qualified lawyers and also runs soft skills and media training for law firms.
Join this webinar for advice on how to complete training contract application forms, CVs and cover letters that will make you shine.
This webinar is about soft skills training to assist junior lawyers develop effective team working, leadership and delegation skills.
This webinar is principally aimed at junior lawyers but anyone who is keen to bolster their public speaking and presentation skills should have a listen.
This free one hour webinar looks at the reasons why firms merge, assesses how the process may affect you as an individual and offers practical advice on how to respond to the situation in a practical way.
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Junior Lawyers Division survey highlighted huge work pressures faced by its members.
Wellbeing report reveals high levels of anxiety and pressure experienced by junior members of the profession.
Volunteers will work with legal advice clinics across the capital.