The latest newsletter from the JLD.
The seventh annual JLD essay competition is now open.
The JLD, with assistance from the SRA, have updated its Equivalent Means FAQs.
Writing in the Law Society Gazette, Amy Clowrey of the JLD executive committee, explains why extended court opening hours will have a negative impact on junior lawyers and why we should be concerned.
Nominations are now open for the annual LawWorks pro bono awards and lecture, including a specific category supported by the Junior Lawyers Division.
Figures from the Law Society annual statistical report 2016, which has just been published, show that the number of trainee registrations in the year to 31 July 2016 was 5 per cent higher than in the previous 12 month period.
In 2016, president of the Law Society Robert Bourns launched the Pride in the Profession campaign that aims to promote the vital role that solicitors of England and Wales play in the economy, justice system, and communities.
The Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) has now announced that it intends to press ahead with its plans to introduce the solicitors qualifying examination (SQE) to replace the Legal Practice Course (LPC) and Graduate Diploma in Law (GDL) qualifications. Proposed implementation is 2020.