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Events

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Owning up to mistakes symposium - 6 November

Join us at this three-part event taking place at the Law Society. There will be a speech, workshop sessions and a panel discussion about admitting and dealing with mistakes. 

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Army Legal Services open evening - 9 November

The Army Legal Services invites you to an open evening to find out more about life as an army lawyer. 

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Discover the full potential of LinkedIn - 18 October

Learn how to use LinkedIn effectively to grow your business, reinforce your client base and reach new customers.

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Suffolk & North Essex JLD autumn ball - 7 October

The Suffolk & North Essex JLD invite you to join them for their annual Autumn Ball on Saturday 7 October at the Sir Bobby Robson suite of Ipswich Town Football Club.

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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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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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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. 

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Private Client Section: elderly client care conference - 20 October, London

13 October 2017

The Law Society is bringing together speakers including lawyers, health and social care experts, policy makers, academics and charities to provide practical advice to solicitors dealing with the unique challenges of elderly clients. 

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Lawyers with disabilities conference - 9 October

20 September 2017

The annual lawyers with disabilities conference focuses on promoting equal opportunities for people with disabilities within the legal profession.

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

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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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