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JLD essay competition 2017 - winners announced

12 March 2018

The JLD is very pleased to announce the results of the 2017 JLD essay competition.

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Accelerated degrees: JLD respond to government consultation

8 March 2018

In December 2017, the Department for Education published new proposals for two-year accelerated degrees, which, it is claimed, could leave students over £25,000 better off.


Supporting resilience and wellbeing – employer guidance

27 February 2018

The JLD has published guidance for employers on best practice for supporting wellbeing and resilience in the workplace. 

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Diversity Access Scheme scholarship is now open for applications

22 February 2018

The Law Society’s Diversity Access Scheme scholarship (DAS) is now open for applications.

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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.

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