Upcoming JLD events

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JLD forum: Career development and skills for junior lawyers (21 September, London)

We are is holding a free one-day skills event, aimed at trainees, newly qualified solicitors (NQs) and solicitors up to five years’ PQE.


JLD Forum: Helping you to secure a training position (London, 5 October)

We are holding a free one-day skills event on Saturday 5 October 2019 to assist LPC students and graduates with their search for a training position.

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International Weekend gala dinner (28 September, London)

Join us for a spectacular gala dinner on Saturday 28 September 2019 at the Law Society’s Grade II listed building in London.

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International Weekend 2019 (26-29 September, London)

Make sure you save the date and book your place for this year’s International Weekend, which will take place between 26 September and 29 September 2019 in London.


Law Apprenticeship Conference (18 January, London)

The Lawyer Portal is hosting a free law apprenticeship conference in London on 18 January 2020.


Fiona Woolf lecture 2019 (London, 12 September)

Join us at the Law Society on 12 September to celebrate inspirational women in the legal profession.

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Webinars for junior lawyers

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Thriving at work and at home in a 24/7 connected world (23 October)

Join our one-hour webinar to gain practical guidance on how to improve your wellbeing and have a balanced personal and professional life in 24/7 connected digital world.

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Applications for training positions: tips for interviews and assessment days

This free webinar provides practical advice on how to survive interviews and assessment days for vacation schemes and training contracts.

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Applications for training positions: things to consider before making an application

The webinar is delivered by Husnara Begum, who has extensive experience in career coaching to law students and qualified lawyers and also runs soft skills and media training for law firms.


Applications for training positions: CV and application tips

Join this webinar for advice on how to complete training contract application forms, CVs and cover letters that will make you shine.

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Effective team working, leadership and delegation

This webinar is about soft skills training to assist junior lawyers develop effective team working, leadership and delegation skills.

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Improve your presentation and public speaking skills

This webinar is principally aimed at junior lawyers but anyone who is keen to bolster their public speaking and presentation skills should have a listen.