Nearly three quarters of legal professionals are too bogged down with their normal workload to complete essential training, according to a new report.

Access Legal polled lawyers from 137 UK law firms of all sizes and found that 74 per cent lacked enough time to undertake training and learning, while almost half (48 per cent) struggled to complete their training.

The report also said a quarter of legal professionals have no time during the week set apart for learning, while only 13 per cent have one hour or more for training per week. 

The findings indicate many lawyers have to complete training in their own time or are not doing it at all.

Responding to the report Claire McNamara, head of knowledge managemen...

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