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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The recommended minimum salary for trainee solicitors has risen by 1.9% to £19,992 outside London and £22,541 in the capital.
Talented trainee lawyers are invited to apply for a place on the profession's Diversity Access Scheme, the Law Society of England and Wales said today.
We have published updated best practice guidance on supporting solicitors for World Mental Health Day 2019 (10 October).
We have awarded aspiring solicitors a coveted scholarship to complete their studies as part of our Diversity Access Scheme.
The Law Society has published an overview of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination, which will replace the existing route to qualifying.
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