Kayleigh Leonie challenges junior solicitors to get involved in the law society and play a direct role in shaping the future of their profession

In July 2019, I stepped down from the Law Society Council having been a member representing solicitors with up to five years’ post qualification experience. By virtue of representing junior solicitors on the Council, I was also an ex-officio member of the Society’s Junior Lawyers Division’s (JLD) Executive Committee which I had already sat on for the previous two years.

THE JUNIOR LAWYERS DIVISION

While a trainee solicitor, I was part of the founding committee of the Sussex branch of the JLD. As a trainee and then as a newly-qualified solicitor, the JLD gave me an incredible support network to meet and share experiences with other junior lawyers – ranging from social events and organis...

Kayleigh Leoni
Senior Solicitor
Macfarlanes LLP

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