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Education and learning

  • We consult with our members to understand your education and learning needs. We use our brand, resources and influence to ensure you have access to a range of programmes available to meet your needs according to your resources.

    Our education and learning offering is here to:

    • help you stay current with best practice
    • support you in making optimal career pathway choices so you can learn and develop continuously throughout your career
    • improve the quality and range of accessible Law Society training that meets your 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 firms' own training levy funds to mitigate the cost of provision.
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    5 ways to get your team to actually use your shiny legal tech

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    Resilience and wellbeing workshops

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    Case studies

    Insights into careers within the judiciary.

    7 August 2019

    Continuing competence

    The SRA uses continuing competence to make sure solicitors can do their jobs to the standard expected of them.

    2 August 2019

    Getting ready for the SQE

    Timeframes and information for candidates, education providers and employers.

    2 August 2019

    How the SQE will be assessed

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    Identifying your learning needs

    A learning need is where you identify a gap in your knowledge and skills, or a need to update them.

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    Keeping a record

    You must record how you planned to meet your learning needs, what you did and how you met your learning needs.

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    Learning activities

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  • Become a Law Society contributor

    In early 2020, we’ll be launching a new digital learning environment.

    Our initial focus will be on compliance and in-house content, but we’ll be broadening our offering in the future and all expressions of interest are welcome.

    If you’d like to write or review digital education content for the platform, email your CV to Chris Walsh with an outline of your specialisms and any previous experience in producing material for subject specific and digital audiences.

    Additional training will be provided.