We're a mouthy bunch here at LC.N, so we thought why not harness that verbosity for the power of good and put our words down on paper (well, screen). Our new blog spot will feature contributions from various members of the team, on topics that range from social networking to how to wow at interview to the implications of the Legal Services Act. We welcome comments, so if we've said something interesting or something you disagree with, let us know by logging in to MyLC.N and leaving a comment! It’s the 21st Century way you know. Let the opinionated soapboxing begin…
The introduction of the Jackson Reforms on 1 April 2013 put countless constraints on legal professionals, arguably making it more difficult for them to do their jobs.
If you read any legal press targeted toward future lawyers at this time of year, you can be confident that you will be assailed by plenty of stories that centre on retention rates.
Francesca Clixby - Celebrating the journey of women in the legal profession: the First 100 Years project marks its one-year anniversary
The afternoon was already off to an ebullient start with a colleague’s birthday lunch festivities under sunny skies and a taxi driver asking me (genuinely) if I needed the peers’ entrance when being directed to the House of Lords.
The road to becoming a solicitor, is clear – law degree, LPC, training contract, done! If you studied a non-law degree, that's fine too – just throw a one-year GDL into the mix and you can still qualify as a solicitor.
I am perhaps best known in my professional capacity as a lawyer and I am very proud to have become something of a media representative for my profession.
I recently attended an AllHires Graduate (formerly Apply4Law) session where users of the online application system got together to chat about how they assess candidates.