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Junior Lawyers Division

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International Weekend 2018 - a review

20 November 2018

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

Adam Hattersley

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.

Rick Thomas

Harvey Specter’s email problems

27 July 2018By

Rick Thomas lays bare the realities of life as a corporate lawyer

Amy Clowrey

The life of a child abuse solicitor

27 July 2018By

Amy Clowrey provides an insight into her life as a solicitor working with child abuse survivors

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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 2017/18 Engagement Programme.

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