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Junior Lawyers Division

Adam Hattersley

The clash question: should I stay or should I go?

22 September 2017

Adam Hattersley offers advice to trainee solicitors worried about not being retained by their firms.

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The European Young Bar Association summer conference and AGM 2017

14 September 2017

Amy Clowrey and Rick Thomas of the JLD executive committee report on the recent EYBA summer conference and AGM in Porto in June 2017.

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The JLD executive committee - why you should get involved

31 August 2017

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.

Marc May

Qualified by equivalent means

22 August 2017

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

21 August 2017

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

24 July 2017

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

7 July 2017

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

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JLD meets Junior Chamber International (JCI)

2 June 2017

Phil Cockayne, Commercial Director at JCI UK, explains how the JLD and JCI International share some common goals and how joint initiatives can be beneficial.

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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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JLD offers a range of exclusively negotiated products and services, including a special discount with T. M. Lewin.

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