Law Society blog - Education and training
Here are all the posts tagged with "Education and training".
20 September 2017
I have just completed the LPC. It is demanding and expensive, so not something to undertake on a whim. I was seeking change and challenge in my professional life and felt that law would provide me with both. The blend of academic rigour and the practical element of responding to clients' needs was particularly attractive to me.
18 April 2017
There’s one big thing that’s killing our ability to focus and give our work the attention it requires: digital distraction — the overwhelming bombardment of text messages, emails, pop-ups, news feeds, and updates from which it is almost impossible to hide.
01 March 2017
Four months into continuing competence, some firms are introducing draconian, bureaucratic processes to comply under the new regime. And that means they are unnecessarily making a rod for their own back, says Melissa Hardee.
08 February 2017
Three new apprenticeship schemes have opened up new routes into the legal profession. Jessie Barwick looks at the advantages for apprentices, firms and the legal profession.
22 September 2016
In advance of Black History Month, Jerry Garvey and Barbara Whitehorne consider issues around diversity in the legal profession, and explain what the Law Society is doing to help.
24 March 2016
Kayleigh Leonie asks whether the offer of a cheaper route into the profession is too good to be true.
08 March 2016
For International Women's Day, Julie Ashdown and Leah Glover outline their views on how the legal sector can progress gender parity and support women.
02 March 2016
Robert Bourns considers different career paths taken by four in-house lawyers, and looks at what lessons can be learned from their experiences.
26 January 2016
Adele Edwin-Lamerton, social mobility ambassador for the Law Society, writes about her path into the law.
10 December 2015
Preetha Gopalan, an associate at Oslwang LLP, writes about her experience of working with young people to increase their understanding of the law.