Helping junior lawyers to develop, progress and diversify within the legal profession
The Junior Lawyers Division will celebrate its twelfth annual conference and ball on Saturday 6 April 2019 at the Law Society in London .
We invite members* of the Junior Lawyers Division to join us at our annual conference and ball. Guests and non-JLD members are welcome to attend the black-tie ball in the evening.
Always a popular event, this full day conference will have a mix of keynote speeches and presentations, interactive group sessions, practical breakout workshops and networking opportunities.
The JLD’s annual conference offers invaluable guidance on taking control of your career and is tailored specifically to those starting out in the industry.
Watch our video from the JLD annual conference and ball 2018
By attending this conference you will:
Location: The Law Society, 113 Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1PL
Date: Saturday 6 April 2019
Time: Conference from 9.15am to 4.45pm / ball from 7pm to 1am
Cost: Tickets start from £60
We highly encourage members of the JLD with five years or less PQE, LPC students and graduates, and trainee solicitors to attend the conference and ball. Guests and friends of junior lawyers are welcome to attend the ball.
These clinics will help you gain invaluable feedback and tips for improvement. Registered delegates will be notified approximately two weeks prior to the conference inviting them to submit their up to date CV should they wish to book an appointment with a CV adviser.
Please note that appointments are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and only available to registered conference delegates. If interested, please ensure your CV is up to date and ready.
09:15 - registration and refreshments
09:45 - conference opens
16:45 - close of conference
The black-tie ball is also being held at the Law Society and will include a drinks reception, three-course meal and musical entertainment from a live band. Timings are:
19:00 - drinks reception
20:00 - dinner followed by dancing and entertainment
01:00 - carriages
If you are interested in receiving further information about the JLD conference and ball, please email the JLD at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please subject the email ‘JLD conference’.
For information about sponsorship opportunities, please contact Yvonne Treacy by email at email@example.com or telephone on 07980 725733.
*Membership 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.