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Junior Lawyers Division


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International Weekend welcome drinks (28 September, London)

Attend an evening of drinks and networking, hosted by the London Young Lawyers Group,  before the International Weekend kicks off. 

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JLD conference and ball 2018 - save the date

The 11th Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball will be held on Saturday 28  April 2018 at the Law Society in London.

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International Weekend Gala Dinner (30 September, London)

Join us for a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 30 September 2017 at the Law Society in London.

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Preparing students for entry to the solicitors’ profession (17 October)

This exciting event for undergraduates aims to cover all aspects of preparing for a career in the solicitors’ profession, including tips on increasing your chances of success, completing applications and interview techniques.

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International Weekend 2017 (28 September - 1 October)

Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s International Weekend, which will take place between 28 September and 1 October 2017 in London.

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Free JLD forum - career development and skills (16 September)

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event, aimed at trainees, newly qualified solicitors (NQs) and solicitors up to five years’ PQE. The aim is to equip those who are at the start of their careers with skills and advice necessary to progress, diversify and develop within the legal profession.

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Free JLD forum: helping you to secure a training position (7 October)

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding a free one-day skills event to assist LPC students and LPC graduates with their search for a training position. 

Journey to Justice Summer Fundraising Party (13 June)

Journey to Justice (JtoJ) inspires and empowers people to take action for social justice through learning about human rights movements and the arts. It is a volunteer led education charity with supporters all over the UK.

In-house workshop: Developing your personal brand (7 September, London)

12 July 2017

This workshop designed specifically for the needs of the in house lawyer, will help you explore and craft your own personal brand.  

Routes to the board: a seat at the table for in-house lawyers (7 September)

13 June 2017

Join us for an interactive panel discussion on how you can advance your in-house career onto a board. 

Mapping the moral compass of in-house lawyers (27 September)

12 June 2017Updated: 3 July 2017

Join this interactive seminar which will draw on the mapping the moral compass of in-house lawyers research conducted by UCL’s Centre for Ethics and Law.

UIA Training Course on Broadening horizons – contemporary family law issues in the international field 27-28 March 2017

3 February 2017

Attend the Law Society’s networking reception for participants and interested family law experts on 27 March

All Other Community events

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.

JLD benefits

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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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