Junior lawyers

Watch sessions from the JLD forum: helping you to secure a training or NQ position

The Junior Lawyers Division (JLD) held a free virtual skills event on 6 February 2021 to assist LPC students and graduates with their search for a training position and trainee solicitors with their search for a newly qualified (NQ) position.

Timing of sessions

Part one

Introduction (00:00 to 07:10)

What I wish I knew as an aspiring lawyer (07:10 to 42:15)

Tricks of the trade: effective networking (42:15 to 1:15:15)

Part two

From training to qualification: the importance of commercial awareness (00:00 to 28:10)

Make your mark: creating your identity and brand (28:10 to 1:00:47)

Part three

Securing your dream job: acing the interview (00:00 to 28:10)

JLD panel Q&A (28:10 to 1:01:20)

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