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Junior Lawyers Division

Welcome to the Junior Lawyers Division - the community for LPC students, LPC graduates, trainee solicitors and solicitors up to five years qualified

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London Legal Walk 2019

11 December 2018

Registration for the 2019 London Legal Walk is now open.

National Inclusion Week panel

National Inclusion Week podcast

6 December 2018

National Inclusion Week is an annual opportunity to raise awareness of inclusion in the workplace.

LGBT History Month

LGBT History Month

6 December 2018

Planning an event to celebrate #LGBTHistoryMonth in February 2019?

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Amy Clowrey

JLD chair's update - December 2018

12 December 2018By

Amy Clowrey updates members on recent JLD activities.

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Speed networking event for LGBT+ History Month

Join us for a chance to network with LGBT+ solicitors from in-house and law firms, law students, trainees, barristers and legal executives.

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JLD Forum: Junior lawyer skills day (Southampton, 2 March)

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day career development and skills event in Southampton on 2 March in partnership with the South Hampshire JLD and the Bournemouth JLD.

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JLD Forum: Helping you to secure a training position (Liverpool, 9 February)

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event in partnership with the Merseyside JLD to assist LPC students and graduates with their search for a training position.

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Changing career direction - options for flexible working (London, 23 January)

Join us for a seminar packed full of practical tips to enable you to learn more about the benefits of flexible working.

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Therese Prince and Hannah Child

26 November 2018

Therese Prince, a legal adviser at the Law Society, and Hannah Child, a trainee at DWF talk about their recent trip Rwanda delivering legal training and capacity building.

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JLD poll

Can your employer do more to support its junior lawyers?

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International Weekend 2018 - a review

20 November 2018

The JLD committee reflect on this year’s International Weekend.

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Age and PQE do not stop you reaching top roles in the profession

17 December 2018By Laura Uberoi

Laura Uberoi shares her advice for achieving a senior position in the profession regardless of age or PQE.

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About the Junior Lawyers Division

Your Junior Lawyers Division is dedicated to meeting the needs of all LPC students, LPC graduates (including those working as paralegals), trainee solicitors, and solicitors with up to five years post qualification experience.

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Stay up to date with JLD developments, events, committee elections, awards, and other issues affecting junior lawyers.


Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball

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JLD annual conference and ball 2019 - book now

Book your tickets for the twelfth annual JLD conference and ball on 6 April 2019.


Information on how to become a solicitor, including the SQE, developing your career and help with your job search.

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Helplines, support, resilience and wellbeing


Welcome new LPC students - make the most of your free membership

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JLD benefits

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JLD offers a range of exclusively negotiated products and services, including a special discount with T. M. Lewin.

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