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Junior Lawyers Division


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Junior lawyers working in civil dispute resolution (11 July, Birmingham)

The Civil Litigation Section Committee is holding a free event for junior lawyers working in civil dispute resolution.

JLD Conference

JLD conference and ball 2020 - save the date

The 13th Junior Lawyers Division annual conference and ball will be held on Saturday 25 April 2020 at the Law Society in central London.

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Summer boat party (27 June, London)

The London Young Lawyers Group and the London Legal Networking Group are hosting a summer boat party on the Thames.

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An introduction to lawtech (multiple dates, London)

This seminar will be an introduction to lawtech to provide clarity to practising lawyers and support staff in this emerging crowded space.

International symposium on gender equality

The power of gender equality to transform the business of law (20-21 June, London)

The Law Society will mark the centenary of women being admitted to practise law in the UK and celebrate the successes of women in law globally.

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JLD career forums - September and October - register your interest

The Junior Lawyers Division is holding two free all-day skills events for junior lawyers - from LPC students to solicitors with five years’  PQE. 

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Past JLD events


Securing training and pupillage contracts (2 April, London)

The Personal Support Unit is holding a masterclass in collaboration with Irwin Mitchell on Tuesday 2 April.

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Highlighting the importance of mental health week (13-19 May)

The Law Society is hosting a breakfast session on Tuesday 14 May to mark mental health week.


Career planning tips for trainees approaching qualification (9 May, London)

This free event will help prepare final seat trainees for qualification with practical tips and advice.

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International Women's Day 2019 - events

To celebrate International Women’s Day, the Law Society is hosting a series of events from 5 to 12 March.

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Apprenticeship Week at the Law Society (5 March, London)

The Law Society is holding an event for National Apprenticeship Week, an annual week-long celebration of apprenticeships, highlighting the impact of apprenticeships on individuals, employers and the economy.

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International Weekend Gala Dinner (29 September, London)

Join us for a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 29 September 2018 at the Law Society’s Grade ll listed building in London.

Past JLD events archive

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.

JLD benefits

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

Find out more about our benefits