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Could you lend your expertise to the work of the Law Society’s Legal Affairs and Policy Board committees? Would you like to contribute to the Law Society’s work to support, represent and promote the legal profession? If so the Society would love to hear from you.
Law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or in between stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.
If you were faced with making an ethical choice that could affect your career, would you speak up?
Nominations are now open for the 2017 Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year (LALY) awards, including Legal Aid Newcomer. The deadline for entries is 28 April 2017.
The Law Society is hosting a private drinks reception in Southampton on Tuesday 28 March 2017, to celebrate those junior lawyers who have recently qualified.
Attend the Law Society’s networking reception for participants and interested family law experts
The Solicitor Judges Division is hosting a free judicial appointments preparation event at the Law Society for the district judge (magistrate court) exercise launching on 21 March 2017.
A free, confidential 45-minute one-to-one consultation with a career coach/legal recruiter.
Come and hear from employers, regulators, and apprentices about the ‘Trailblazer’ apprenticeship standards
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.
LGBT history month is a chance to reflect on the challenges faced by many who fought to overcome antiquated views, writes Amy Clowrey
Solicitors criticised for their pay packets should remember the social and economic contribution they have made, says Bryan Scant
More and more solicitors are suffering from stress at work, potentially affecting both their own wellbeing and the productivity of their businesses. Rita Oscar offers her top tips for managing stress in the legal profession. Read the blog
The response to the High Court’s article 50 judgment has emphasised that there is a distinct lack of constitutional understanding in the UK, writes Adele Edwin-Lamerton
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.
Soft skills training for Junior Lawyers - July 2015
Soft skills training for Junior Lawyers - January 2015
Soft skills training for Junior Lawyers - March 2015
Soft skills training for Junior Lawyers - May 2015
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The 10th Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball will be held on Saturday 8 April 2017 at the Law Society in London.
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Banking giant will reportedly not pay for panel work carried out by trainee and newly qualified lawyers.
Monthly contributions of 0.5% of payrolls to begin on 1 May.
MoJ’s proposals will hit people from disadvantaged backgrounds and drive lawyers away from criminal advocacy, JLD says.