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Junior Lawyers Division

Webinars and podcasts

Watch the latest in our series of free soft skills webinars for junior lawyers.

Free webinar: Stress in the legal profession

24 May 2017

A free JLD webinar on stress in the legal profession now through the Law Society’s Professional Development Centre (PDC).

Career development webinars

8 March 2017

These webinars will help you to plan your career and influence career stakeholders.

Developing your career couldn't be easier with our 'smart-sized' learning

6 February 2017

Whatever your aim, developing your skills is vital to progressing your career and building a solid foundation for the future.

Effective team working, leadership and delegation

14 March 2016

This webinar is about soft skills training to assist junior lawyers develop effective team working, leadership and delegation skills. 

All Soft skills

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Training position applications

Applications for training positions: things to consider before making an application

27 July 2016

The webinar is delivered by Husnara Begum, who has extensive experience in career coaching to law students and qualified lawyers and also runs soft skills and media training for law firms. 

Applications for training positions: CV and application tips

27 July 2016

Join this webinar for advice on how to complete training contract application forms, CVs and cover letters that will make you shine.

Mergers - a survival guide for junior lawyers

25 August 2015

This free webinar looks at the reasons why firms merge and offers practical advice on how to respond to the situation in a practical way.

Laura Uberoi and Alan East

The importance of junior solicitors for the Education and Training Committee - an interview with Alan East

1 July 2019

This is the first in a series of podcasts where Council member Laura Uberoi interviews the chairs of Law Society Committees to discuss their work.

All Podcasts

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

TM Lewin

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