Welcome to the Law Society blog, showcasing work from around the organisation and views from across the legal sector.
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.
Julian Hall takes a look at the key personal qualities that help us navigate stress and provides some tips on developing emotional resilience.
The JLD has recently coordinated with the New Zealand Law Society’s Auckland Young Lawyers committee to interview Caroline Laband
Laura Huntington of Eversheds provides an insight into providing pro bono services for the Manuel Bravo Project.
Hayley Gore and Lauren Cooke, trainees at DLA Piper, explain how they and their colleagues provide pro bono services through the Princes Trust Legal Support Service.
Josie Beal of Prettys Solicitors talks about the volunteering services at the Suffolk Law Advice Centre run by the Ipswich and Suffolk Council for Racial Equality.
Emma Dickinson, solicitor at Action for Children, talks about her pro bono work with the Cranfield Trust and HRNet.
Philippa Southwell outlines some common indicators to identify victims of forced criminality and human trafficking, and explains what to do to help such individuals when representing them.
It is unacceptable that child-rearing has been cited as one reason for the divergence in male and female pay, writes Adele Edwin-Lamerton.