The Junior Lawyers Division respond to many consultations, particularly those published by the Solicitors Regulation Authority and relevant government departments. The JLD committee feel that it is important that the views of the membership is heard - not only on issues directly related to junior lawyers but also on wider matters which may impact the future career paths of junior lawyers.
The Junior Lawyers Division has responded to the SRA’s consultation on QLTS and Brexit
JLD responds to SRA consultation on PII reform proposals.
We respond to the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) consultation on phase two of handbook reforms.
JLD responds to SRA consultation on looking to the future.
In May 2017 the SRA published its latest consultation on the Solicitors Qualifying Exam. Read our response here.
In October 2016 the SRA published its second consultation on the proposals for a new route to qualification and the Solicitors Qualifying Exam (SQE).
The Justice Committee has recently held an inquiry into the HMCTS reform programme to consider the progress made with the reforms so far and the implications of planned changes, particularly in relation to access to justice.
The Junior Lawyers Division has responded to the Legal Services Board’s consultation on its draft business plan 2019/20.
The Junior Lawyers Division has responded to the HMCTS Flexible Operating Hours Pilots prospectus.
The JLD has responded to the Ministry of Justice consultation on Amending the Advocates’ Graduated Fee Scheme which was published in August 2018.