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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

National Pro Bono Week 2017: what junior lawyers are doing

3 November 2017

National Pro Bono Week (NPBW) celebrates the pro bono work undertaken by the legal profession and is a major event in the legal year. 

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JLD Update newsletter - October 2017

18 October 2017

The latest newsletter from the JLD.

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JLD looking for LPC ambassadors

20 September 2017

Are you a current or new LPC student looking for a new challenge? Are you interested in issues that affect you and other student members of the legal profession?

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Boost for trainee solicitors facing challenges

20 September 2017

Talented trainee lawyers are being given a boost to help them qualify as solicitors, the Law Society said as it announced the 2017 cohort of Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) scholars.

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London Law Fair 2017: Promoting access to a diverse legal profession

The London Law Fair is the only national recruitment event specifically designed to encourage a more diverse range of entrants into the legal sector.

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LawCare and Wesleyan networking event - 1 November, Hertfordshire

The Hertfordshire Junior Lawyers Division have teamed up with LawCare and Wesleyan for this event at the University of Hertfordshire.

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Owning up to mistakes symposium - 6 November

Join us at this three-part event taking place at the Law Society. There will be a speech, workshop sessions and a panel discussion about admitting and dealing with mistakes. 

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Army Legal Services open evening - 9 November

The Army Legal Services invites you to an open evening to find out more about life as an army lawyer. 

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JLD conference and ball 2018 - save the date

The 11th Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball will be held on Saturday 28  April 2018 at the Law Society in London.

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Huddersfield Law Society Uganda Twinning Group

10 November 2017

Amy Clowrey talks about her recent visit to Uganda as part of the HLSUTG delegation.

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Volunteering at the EU Rights Clinic

6 November 2017

Nick Gore of Carter Thomas Solicitors provides an insight to the volunteering at the EU Rights Clinic. 

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6 November 2017

Junior lawyers at DLA Piper explain how their work with Reprieve makes a difference

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London Young Lawyers Group Pro Bono Awareness Month

6 November 2017

Ronald Leung of Dentons talks about taking part in the London Young Lawyers Group Pro Bono Awareness Month.

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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.

See our 2016/17 Engagement Programme.

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