The Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) is very pleased to announce the results of the 2020 JLD essay competition. The question posed in the essay competition was: “Is there a role for the legal profession in environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations?” Winner. Patrick Herklots, Trainee solicitor, Dorset. Highly commended.
The Horsfall Turner essay prize is designed to encourage young lawyers to engage with competition and European law. It is a great way to distinguish yourself amongst your peers and help you grow your career - why not see the list of previous winners and their essays. The prizes you could win are.
Alan East is chair of the Education and Training Committee and a Law Society Council member. He is a senior fellow of the Higher Education Academy and assistant professor at Coventry University. Alan is an innovator in legal education researching the use of technology such as robots and mobile remote telepresence devices.Eloise Skinner grew up on an East London council estate, and later graduated from Cambridge University with a triple first class law degree. She is the author of new Law Society publication the Junior Lawyers’ Handbook. Eloise’s writing is driven by a desire to increase diversity in the legal profession: to open up career guidance and.A Law Society commissioned economic analysis has concluded the legal sector will suffer. The vote to leave the EU has created a great deal of uncertainty for junior lawyers 38 which encompasses a wide range of ages and career stages including students, trainees and.
As a child, Daisy Zhang didn’t want to be a lawyer, she wanted to be a tour guide. Growing up in the city of Zigong, in China’s Sichuan province, Daisy would visit the city's natural history museums, where visitors can see fossils and examine the terrain dinosaurs roamed around millions of years ago.Read More
The Law Society represents solicitors in England and Wales. From negotiating with and lobbying the profession’s regulators, government and others, to offering training and advice, we’re here to help, protect and promote solicitors across England and Wales.Read More
First Prize, Junior Lawyers Division Essay Competition, Law Society of England and Wales (2015) Second Prize, Graham Turnbull Human Rights Essay Competition, Law Society of England and Wales (2015) First Prize, European Human Rights Moot Court Competition, European Law Students Association (2014) Lord Haldane Scholarship, Lincoln’s Inn (2012).Read More
With a life in law an ever-popular career option for students and young professionals, budding lawyers are always seeking unique ways to get themselves noticed when it comes to training contract and job application season. Seeking a mentor should increasingly be an option to consider at the beginning of a legal journey. It’s a fantastic opportunity to discover what life is like as a lawyer.Read More
The Law Society Human Rights Essay Competition By Career Development Office on February 2nd, 2012. Application deadline: Friday, March 23, 2012. Law students, trainee solicitors, pupil barristers and junior lawyers (current, prospective or inbetween stages) are invited to enter the Law Society’s annual Graham Turnbull essay competition.Read More
In this webinar, Balazs Horvath, European Commission and Davina Garrod, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Feld LLP, discussed how merger control in the EU might differ after Brexit. They highlighted recent developments and indicated expected changed. The event is inclusive and exclusive OnDemand for members of the Competition Section.Read More
The Law Society is the independent professional body for solicitors. We represent and support our members, promoting the highest professional standards and the rule of law.Read More
Law Society council members address new practitioners and their families with information on the Law Society, becoming a lawyer and the services offered by the branch. Practical Guide for New Lawyers. Candidates apply for admission are sent a copy of the Law Society’s A Practical Guide for New Lawyers along with their certificate of character.Read More
US law schools look for well-rounded students with high GPAs and high LSAT (Law School Admission Test) scores so your unique activities may help you get in! You should start preparing for the LSAT in your junior year of college and take the exam in your senior year of college. Once you take the LSAT, your long awaited journey to law school begins.Read More
Diners forced to evacuate The Law Society as 150 firefighters tackle blaze at historic building Approximately 40 people were attending the junior lawyers' dinner being held on Chancery Lane.Read More