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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Brexit and the legal sector

12 July 2016

The EU referendum result will lead to a surge in demand for legal expertise and guidance. Membership communities may be affected differently and we are looking into that on your behalf.

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Women Lawyers Division – committee vacancies

25 August 2016

The Women Lawyers Division (WLD) is recruiting new committee members.

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SRA delays introduction of qualification exam until Spring 2017

2 August 2016

The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has announced that it is to press on with its plans for a new ‘super-exam’ taken at the point of qualification, but has delayed its final decision until next spring after the legal profession demanded more detail of how it would work.

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Voice of the Law Society

6 July 2016

Join the Law Society’s Insights Community.

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European Young Bar Association – survey

16 June 2016

On behalf of the European Young Bar Association (EYBA), the JLD is inviting its members to take part in a survey of young lawyers across Europe.

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Free JLD forum: helping you to secure a training position (8 October)

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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Free JLD forum – career development and skills for junior lawyers (17 September)

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event, aimed at trainees, newly qualified solicitors (NQs) and solicitors up to 5 years’ PQE.

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International Weekend Gala Dinner (24 September)

Join us for a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 24 September 2016 at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel in Bloomsbury, London

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International Weekend 2016

Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s International Weekend, which will take place between 22-25 September 2016 in London.

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A new dawn for politics and the legal profession

25 August 2016

Post-Brexit Britain could see female junior lawyers smash the glass ceiling and leave adversity behind, writes Adele Edwin-Lamerton

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Make a difference in the profession and beyond

26 July 2016By

In the big decisions about the long-term future of the solicitor profession, the voices of the people who will constitute that future should be the loudest, argues Leanne Maund

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The latest ‘must have’ for junior lawyers is sector experience

23 June 2016

Benjamin Fraser on why clients are increasing their demand for industry-specific knowledge

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Jumping ship as a young lawyer

31 May 2016

Amy Clowrey discusses the factors that indicate when it is time to move firm, and when you should stay put.

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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 2015/16 Engagement Programme.

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Helplines and Support – practical advice and assistance

Careers

The Law Society has a wealth of information on how to become a solicitor, and developing your career.

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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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