Specialisation

Gimhani Eriyagolla_YLAL
Features
29 July 2015
In the wake of devastating cuts, junior lawyers should brace themselves for a continuing battle to save legal aid, says Gimhani Eriyagolla
JAMES DAWES
Features
29 July 2015
High demand for new entrants and the development of IP legislation worldwide make this sector an increasingly exciting career choice, explains James Dawes
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Features
26 June 2015
Paralegals are not the police community support officers of the legal world, argues James O'Connell In SJ 159/05, in an article entitled ‘Paralegal Purgatory’, Luke Murphy...
Adam Makepeace
Features
26 June 2015
'The fact that the Criminal Bar Association just announced that they will not be calling for barristers to return to direct action bears the whiff of a backroom deal', writes Adam Makepeace...
justice
News
23 April 2015
YLAL to celebrate its 10th anniversary with rallying call to the legal profession and politicians An award winning group of junior lawyers and students is aiming to put legal aid...
Catherine_Baksi
Features
20 April 2015
'What will ordinary people do when faced with injustice?' asks the satirical animation launched today in the wake of the devastating cuts to legal aid With a WOOSH CLANG ZOOM...
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Features
25 March 2015
To change how people think about human rights law, we need to be open to a more integrated approach, says Harry Perrin
internship
News
19 March 2015
Successful scholarship applicants will undertake an internship at Norton Rose Fulbright
OLIVER CARTER_YLAL
Features
29 January 2015
Grayling deeply misunderstands the purpose of judicial review, argues YLAL committee member Oliver Carter Judicial review allows individuals, charities and companies to seek a review by...
Complaints
News
29 January 2015
Complaints process for victims almost as bad as being a victim
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Features
27 November 2014
The once revered British legal system now presents some harsh realities, says Gimhani Eriyagolla
stress
News
31 October 2014
Barristers' performance at risk from lack of mental health awareness
BARRISTER HULK QC
Features
31 October 2014
SJ's John van der Luit-Drummond takes diplomatic advice from Barrister Hulk QC Hello, Hulk. Are you ready and raring for this week’s interview? SURE. HIT ME, PUNY HUMAN. What is...
candles and barbed wire
Features
2 October 2014
Elizabeth Murie plans on confronting injustices from all angles by qualifying as a solicitor advocate
BARRISTER HULK QC
Features
25 September 2014
Young Lawyer’s John van der Luit-Drummond catches up with Barrister Hulk QC expecting to find a calm and mellow advocate Hello again, Hulk. Have you been enjoying...
Easy aim
Features
8 July 2014
Barbara Hamilton-Bruce believes the Magic Circle’s target for more females at partnership level is artificial As the morning alerts drop into my inbox one of them catches my eye. It’s...
international people
News
2 July 2014
There's more at stake than winning the competition and more to it than spouting legal jargon, says Edward Chin
fishbowl persuasion
Features
26 June 2014
Your last chance to engage with the jury should incorporate storytelling, language and conciseness, say Jeremy Robson and Helen Edwards