• Time for a Welsh jurisdiction?

    Emily Powell Lord Justice Lloyd-Jones, Supreme Court justice and Welshman, recently said that radical steps are essential to deal with the growing inaccessibility of the law in Wales due to the growing divergence between English and Welsh legislation.

    From refugee to Legal Aid Lawyer of the Year

    Kaweh Beheshtizadeh I was inspired to study law by the legal aid solicitor who helped me with my asylum case. My solicitor was really good, but I could see that many other asylum seekers were suffering badly without any proper representation.

    When silence isn’t golden: finding your voice as young women lawyers

    Katherine Cousins Since International Women’s Day 2017, a movement has erupted of women finding their voices in hashtags and allegations, newspaper articles and letters to the editor.

    Taking care of business: talking about mental health at your work

    Kayleigh Leonie Kayleigh Leonie looks at the results of the Junior Lawyers Division resilience and wellbeing survey and asks: Is your organisation doing enough to support the resilience and wellbeing of its employees?

    Are you GDPR ready? Start here

    Maria Shahid The General Data Protection Regulation comes into force on 25 May 2018 in the UK, and yet recent research has found that only 25 per cent of law firms believe they are in compliance.

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