Welcome to the Law Society blog, showcasing work from around the organisation and views from across the legal sector.
Stuart Poole-Robb discusses a new threat to law firms' IT systems and provides some top tips to prevent attacks from occurring.
In the first instalment of a new series, Robin Charrot reflects on the early stages of setting up his law firm and provides practical advice for those who are considering doing the same.
Tamasin Dorosti of the Junior Lawyer Division committee attended a networking event in November 2015 hosted by the Army Legal Service (ALS)s. Here she gives an overview of a career with the ALS.
A wealth of paralegal experience is not always a hindrance in the hunt for an elusive training contract, writes Charlotte Parkinson
Kayleigh Leonie asks whether the offer of a cheaper route into the profession is too good to be true.
In the second installment on emotional health for solicitors, Julian Hall takes a look at the behaviours that undermine our sense of wellbeing.
Adele Edwin-Lamerton, social mobility ambassador for the Law Society, writes about her path into the law.
Personal information is the most valuable commodity on the globe, argues Nick Podd. Here he considers the issues around cybersecurity and outlines how law firms can take responsibility for the security of their clients' data.
Don’t take not being kept on as a reflection on your abilities. But what happens next, asks Jonathan Smith.
Alex Barr writes about how your opening gambit at parties can influence your bottom line.