Practice Management: Career development

Beyond entry: Plans to tighten ongoing competency checks

The LSB is proposing a more robust approach to the continuing professional competence of lawyers

10 Feb 2021

Of mutual advancement

In the second of a two-part feature on mentoring, Nicola Laver examines the importance of formal mentoring 

05 Feb 2021

How to emerge stronger

With a little self-confidence and forward-thinking, young family lawyers can survive the isolation of lockdown lawyering, says Marilyn Stowe 

04 Feb 2021

Leadership academy

Harrison Drury has launched a new academy with a dedicated curriculum for new solicitors with up to five years’ PQE, enabling them to focus on career

29 Jan 2021

Social mobility 

The Law Society has revealed a further cohort of social mobility ambassadors. They include Qalid Mohamed who came from Somalia to the UK aged 11 with no kn

29 Jan 2021

Lawyers' salaries stagnated in 2020

Research reveals lawyers’ salaries have stagnated and there was a 4.8% increase in lawyers seeking new work 2020

26 Jan 2021

Mentoring: No man is an island

In the first of a two-part feature on mentoring, Nicola Laver examines the importance of informal mentoring

20 Jan 2021

From Bosnia to the Home Office

When Malcolm Simmons left his role as president of EU international judges and returned to England and set up as a consultant, his chief concern was practi

01 Jan 2021

£0.5m raised by the 5-year First 100 Years project

More than £500,000 was raised in just five years by the First 100 Years project to celebrate women in law

15 Dec 2020

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