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JLD Update newsletter - October 2017

18 October 2017

The latest newsletter from the JLD.

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Boost for trainee solicitors facing challenges

20 September 2017

Talented trainee lawyers are being given a boost to help them qualify as solicitors, the Law Society said as it announced the 2017 cohort of Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) scholars.

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Funding for postgraduate study in law in the USA: Fulbright awards call for applications

12 September 2017

The US-UK Fulbright Commission is calling for applications to its law-related Fulbright awards for 2018-19. 

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Debate days at the Supreme Court: Opportunity for solicitors to volunteer

6 September 2017

Register as a volunteer and help GCSE or Sixth Form students prepare a debate on cases heard at the Supreme Court.

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Turner Horsfall Essay competition 2017

5 September 2017

The Turner Horsfall essay competition is now open. This annual event is open to trainee solicitors and paralegals/stagiaires working at law firms or organisations which have an office in the UK.

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Junior Lawyers Division committee vacancies 2017 - call for nominations

31 August 2017

Are you a junior lawyer looking for a new challenge? There are up to eight positions available on the JLD Committee.


SQE: the JLD guide the solicitors qualifying exam

30 August 2017

In response to junior lawyers’ queries about the proposed introduction of the solicitors qualifying exam (SQE) and the implications for future members, the JLD has published guidance including a set of FAQs.

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CEDR New Dialogues Programme

18 August 2017

The Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (“CEDR”) is launching a New Dialogues Programme in the autumn which may be of interest to junior lawyers.

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JLD Update newsletter - August 2017

11 August 2017

The latest newsletter from the JLD.

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.

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