Charlotte Lakin suggests paralegals look at the bigger picture and look at alternative routes to qualification.
Spending a seat in the Law Societies’ Office in Brussels is not only a great opportunity for the trainee, but also for their firm.
Thinking of a move in-house? Rachel Brushfield, career strategist and coach, explores how to plan the career you want in 2020 and shares career planning strategies and tips to help you get started.
While the legal profession is making steady progress at becoming more diverse, it is not yet representative of the demographic of society.
Over the last three years, the JLD has focused on supporting junior lawyers experiencing mental ill-health and stress at work.
As a female junior solicitor, it is strange to think that 2019 will mark 100 years since women were first allowed to practice law, by the introduction of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919.
In this series we invite junior lawyers to talk about projects or initiatives which may inspire other junior lawyers. If you have done something interesting or inspirational which you think other junior lawyers would like to hear about we want to hear from you.
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.
Kirstie Goulder, the youngest president of a local law society, answers questions on her decision to become a lawyer and her experiences of working with local law societies.