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Junior Lawyers Division

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What is social mobility and what more can junior lawyers do to help?

21 January 2019By Prisca Wharton

An associate from CMS looks at social mobility in the legal profession.

Laura Uberoi

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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International Weekend 2018 - a review

20 November 2018

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

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Five pieces of advice for vacation schemes

15 November 2018By Adam Hattersley

Adam Hattersley shares his advice for submitting a successful vacation scheme application.

James Kitching

LawTech: Get the basics right and the rest will follow

14 October 2018

As exciting as the rise of legal technology is, a more pressing problem faces the junior end of the profession: too many of us struggle with basic computer literacy.

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The JLD executive committee - why you should get involved

24 August 2018

Hear from Charlotte Parkinson and James Kitching about their time on the JLD executive committee and how they have benefited professionally and personally from the experience.

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Life as an employment lawyer

21 August 2018By

Adele Edwin-Lamerton gives junior lawyers an overview of the work of an employment lawyer.

Greg Smith

The SRA needs a null hypothesis for SQE – and a Plan B

27 July 2018By

Greg Smith reviews the SRA’s rationale for the proposed ‘super-exam’ and suggests they need a backup plan.

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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 2018/19 Engagement Programme.

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