Our complex legal system offers a wide variety of career options and the legal profession has seen a steady rise in diverse job opportunities. If you choose to qualify as a solicitor, you become a member of the Law Society and you will be regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority.
The Law Society now represents more solicitors from diverse backgrounds than at any time in the profession’s history.
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Dates for 2020: 15 June, 13 July, 15 September, 15 October, 4 November, 8 December Time: Appointments last for 45 minutes and will be scheduled from 9.30am to 6pm Cost: Free Location: Law Society, London or via telephone
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We've responded to the SRA's proposals to change its principles for lawyers seeking admission in England and Wales.
An overview of the government guidance on how apprentices can continue and complete their training during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Lawyers with Disabilities Division works with law firms to offer you work experience opportunities throughout summer and autumn.
Rita Oscar talks to mental health counsellor David Beeney about protecting your mental health during the coronavirus pandemic.
Eleanor Ludlum talks about her experience of returning to the law and the lessons for supporting returners in the current crisis and Rachel Brushfield follows up with practical tips for returners.
Alan East, chair of our Education and Training Committee, discusses supervising trainee solicitors in these exceptional times. Firms and trainee solicitors have raised issues on how to best ensure that trainees are properly and effectively supervised during this challenging period.
The Judicial Appointments Commission has announced a new combined qualifying test for three judicial roles.
An overview of the application process for solicitor advocates wishing to become a Queen's Counsel (QC).
This guide aims to help you take charge of your career and navigate the newly qualified jobs market.
How do men reconcile work and family lives? Richard Collier Professor of Law at Newcastle University says there has been a striking silence around one topic in the gender equality discussion - the precise role of men and the relationship between men's lives and gender equality.
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