Welcome to the Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) of the Law Society of England and Wales, and to the legal profession.
Charlotte Lakin suggests paralegals look at the bigger picture and look at alternative routes to qualification.
Our guidance for employers on best practice for supporting wellbeing and resilience in the workplace.
Spending a seat in the Law Societies’ Office in Brussels is not only a great opportunity for the trainee, but also for their firm.
Adam Hattersley examines how lower socioeconomic backgrounds affect legal careers in the long term.
Amy Clowrey reflects upon her time with the Junior Lawyers Division.
In this series we invite junior lawyers to talk about projects or initiatives which may inspire other junior lawyers. If you have done something interesting or inspirational which you think other junior lawyers would like to hear about we want to hear from you.
Therese Prince, a legal adviser at the Law Society, and Hannah Child, a trainee at DWF talk about their recent trip Rwanda delivering legal training and capacity building.
Kirstie Goulder, the youngest president of a local law society, answers questions on her decision to become a lawyer and her experiences of working with local law societies.