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30 July 2015
Nottingham Trent boasts the new Law Society president among its alumni, Derby has the only undergraduate coroners...
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29 July 2015
Rebecca Morgan provides some valuable advice for aspiring lawyers on studying and seeking working experience
Jenny Holloway_Nottingham Law School
29 July 2015
NLS is applying for an ABS licence in the hopes of giving its students valuable, practical experience while meeting...
MARTIN BLOOR_BRABNERS
29 July 2015
Confidence and a healthy dose of realism are the key ingredients for paralegals concerned that lack of past success...
JAMES DAWES
29 July 2015
High demand for new entrants and the development of IP legislation worldwide make this sector an increasingly...
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29 July 2015
When announcing their enquiry into the role of paralegals last summer, the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (...
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29 July 2015
Five entrepreneurs tell Young Lawyer what forced them to quit the profession, and how their legal skills are still...
Pippa Allsop_Michelmores
29 July 2015
Until more firms recognise the importance of employees' emotional well-being, the concept of work-life balance...
SUMAIYA SMITH_PICTONS
29 July 2015
Young partner Sumaiya Smyth discusses the benefits of working in a more progressive practice and maintaining...
DANIEL STERNBERG_9 12 BELL YARD
29 July 2015
Solidarity and the ability to adapt to change are needed to keep the Bar alive and accessible to all, explains...
Gimhani Eriyagolla_YLAL
29 July 2015
In the wake of devastating cuts, junior lawyers should brace themselves for a continuing battle to save legal aid,...
ADELE EDWIN LAMERTON_JLD
29 July 2015
Will law firms follow the example of PwC and start using new, fairer criteria for recruiting trainees, asks Adele...
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26 June 2015
Paralegals are not the police community support officers of the legal world, argues James O'Connell In SJ 159/...
BRYAN SCANT_JLD
26 June 2015
Law firms should consider social mobility in their recruitment practices, argues Bryan Scant In recent weeks, the...
Adam Makepeace
26 June 2015
'The fact that the Criminal Bar Association just announced that they will not be calling for barristers to return...
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26 June 2015
But are they proportionate to how much partners take home, and are they worth it, wonders Pippa Allsop Over the...
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27 May 2015
Legal professionals need to learn how to take better care of themselves, says Kevin Poulter Every day, too many...
JACKIE PANTER_MMU
27 May 2015
The licensing of law schools as ABSs is an extension of the work experience and pro bono opportunities offered to...