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

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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.

Laura Uberoi and Alan East

In this episode Laura speaks to Alan East, Council member, assistant professor at Coventry University and chair of the Education and Training Committee.

Alan discusses the Solicitors Qualifying Exam, lawtech, a mandatory minimum salary for trainees and the importance of encouraging greater involvement from junior solicitors.

Speakers:

  • Alan East, Council member and chair of the Education and Training Committee at Law Society and associate head of law and assistant professor at Coventry University
  • Laura Uberoi, Council member at the Law Society, real estate finance solicitor at Macfarlanes and president at Westminster & Holborn Law Society

Listen to the podcast:

Listen to “The importance of junior solicitors for the Education and Training Committee - an interview with Alan East” on Spreaker.

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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 2018/19 Engagement Programme.

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