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

Offering a mix of keynote speeches, practical breakout sessions and networking opportunities, the JLD annual conference and ball provides invaluable guidance on taking control of your career.

The conference and ball is aimed at all members of the Junior Lawyers Division. Membership of the JLD is free and automatic for LPC students, LPC graduates (including paralegals looking for training contracts), trainee solicitors, and solicitors with up to five years’ post qualification experience.

Guests and non-JLD members are welcome to attend the black tie ball.

Registering your interest

If you are interested in receiving further information about the JLD conference and ball when available please email the JLD at

Please put “JLD conference” in the subject field.

Charity raffle - Crisis UK 

There will be a charity raffle at the ball in aid of Crisis UK – the JLD charity of the year. Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. It supports people out of homelessness through education, training and support with housing, employment and health. They also offer one to one support, advice and courses for homeless people in 12 areas across England, Scotland and Wales.

In the past the JLD ball has raised funds Winston’s Wish, Help for Heroes, and the Social Mobility Foundation.

If you would like to donate a prize for the JLD charity raffle please email

Sponsorship opportunities

For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact David McKeever by email at or telephone on 020 7316 5598.

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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.

JLD benefits

TM Lewin

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

Find out more about our benefits