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Planning the in-house career you want in 2020

10 May 2017

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.

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Being on the JLD committee

8 September 2016

Jonathan Smith and Brogan Solomon have been on the JLD executive committee for two years. Find out what it’s like to be involved.

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Case study: Training in-house

7 March 2016By

Leanne Wood, a trainee at CSR plc, looks back at her decision to take an in-house training contract, and why she’d recommend it as a route to practice

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Pro bono: Where to start?

24 November 2015

Charlotte Parkinson advises experienced practitioners and wannabe-lawyers alike where and how to volunteer their free time.

The case for liberty

Be flexible when dealing with litigants in person

18 August 2015By Beth Forrester

Facing an unrepresented party in court is becoming the norm rather than an exception for some solicitors; Beth Forrester provides guidance for handling this situation

  • Marc May

    Qualified by equivalent means

    Meet Marc May of RPC, Bristol, who qualified in November 2016 via equivalent means. Here Marc talks about his route to qualification and his experience of the equivalent means process.

  • Charlotte Parkinson

    The legal millennial

    Generation Y’s focus on varied tasks and work-life balance isn’t about being work-shy; it’s about being flexible to get the best out of employees, explains Charlotte Parkinson

  • Matthew Allan

    Overcoming businesses’ misconception of human rights

    Junior lawyers are well placed to promote shared values and benefit from those who fail to see their importance, writes Matthew Allan

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    LegalTech: AI enters the legal realm

    What does new technology for the legal services market mean for the role of junior lawyers, wonders James Kitching

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