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Education and learning

  • We have consulted and undertaken research with members to understand their needs around education and learning. We will use our brand, resources and influence to ensure members have access to a range of programmes available to meet their needs according to their resources.

    Our education and learning offering is here to support members to:

    • stay current with best practice
    • make optimal career pathway choices so they can learn and develop continuously throughout their careers
    • improve the quality and range of accessible Law Society training that meets members' needs and
    • support leaders in the profession and increase the productivity of solicitors through structured programmes of management and leadership that can be funded by the firms own training levy funds to mitigate the cost of provision.
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  • Interested in being a Law Society speaker, author or content contributor? Please email pdc@lawsociety.org.uk to tell us about your experience, book proposal or how you can become involved in the Law Society’s education and learning initiatives.
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    Final rules for new regime for becoming a solicitor show progress but still lack crucial clarity

    More detail is still needed about the new super exam for solicitors if the profession’s confidence is to be won, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.

    16 November 2017
    Press release

    Solicitors’ salaries in 2016

    Recent research on solicitors' salaries and categories of work.

    23 October 2017
    Research

    Education and learning

    Information on legal training and education

    21 September 2017
    Information

    From Professor McGonagall to Ally McBeal: breaking into law after 20 years of teaching

    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.

    20 September 2017
    Blog

    How does a sole practitioner ever take a holiday?

    I ended up in the attic of the gite standing on a sofa, on top of cushions, with my head out of the Velux window trying to get the best signal….

    15 August 2017
    Blog

    Personal branding for lawyers: Beyond the business card

    You already have a personal brand – you just may not know it yet. It is already influencing your relationships with colleagues and contacts, affecting which clients you win and retain, whether you get that next promotion or new job. Can you afford to ignore it?

    8 August 2017
    Blog

    Rules proposed for new regime for becoming a solicitor lack detail

    Clarity is urgently needed around the new regulations underpinning the super exam framework before they are approved, the Law Society said today.

    27 July 2017
    Press release

    A new route to qualification: the Law Society response to the SRA consultation

    The Law Society has responded to the SRA consultation on proposed regulations for qualification as a solicitor.

    26 July 2017
    Consultation response

    Law Society hails first woman to preside over Supreme Court

    Lady Brenda Hale is the first woman to be appointed president of the Supreme Court.

    21 July 2017
    Press release

    Growing your client base: content is king

    Alex Heshmaty, legal writer, explains what content marketing is, and how law firms can use it to grow their client base and build a rapport

    18 July 2017
    Blog
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  • Interested in being a Law Society speaker, author or content contributor? Please email pdc@lawsociety.org.uk to tell us about your experience, book proposal or how you can become involved in the Law Society’s education and learning initiatives.