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SQE2 pilot recruitment now underway


The Solicitors Regulation Authority has now launched recruitment for the next phase of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination pilot.


Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division Committee seeking new members


Our Ethnic Minority Lawyers Division is looking for passionate people to join their committee.

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UKademy 2019 (11 September, London)


Join us on 11 September for UKademy – a day of interactive pro bono sessions.


Private Client Section advisory committee vacancies


The Law Society’s Private Client Section is looking for solicitors to join its advisory committee.

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#TakeYourMPtoWork campaign – YLAL need your support


Young Legal Aid Lawyers and the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Legal Aid need your support for their #TakeYourMPtoWork campaign.

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Junior Lawyers Division extends membership to include solicitor apprentices


From 1 September 2019, the membership of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England and Wales (JLD) will be extended to include solicitor apprentices.


Get involved with Pro Bono Week 2019


This year’s Pro Bono Week will be held from 4 to 8 November 2019. Could you organise an event at your firm on 7 November?

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JLD annual essay competition 2019 – now open


The 9th annual Junior Lawyers Division essay competition is now open.

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Ministry of Justice focus groups – make your voice heard


The MoJ is holding a series of focus groups targeting criminal defence solicitors and solicitor-advocates across England and Wales.

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JLD chair’s update - June 2019

Amy Clowrey updates members on recent JLD activities and other news likely to be of interest to junior lawyers.

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