As the country emerges from Storm Imogen to find itself bathed in glorious sunshine, the day feels full of possibility – why not harness that energy to improve your understanding of the commercial world?
The Bar Standards Board (BSB) has published the responses to its consultation on the future training of barristers.
The annual Law Society Diversity Access Scheme (DAS) has reopened its system and is accepting applications until 6 April 2016.
Apparently it’s “Super Thursday” again, so if you’re interested in the vicissitudes of rising and falling rates and markets, follow the Guardian’s live business blog for a blow-by-blow account. For other commercial news, check this selection out.
The justice secretary Michael Gove has abandoned a controversial new bidding scheme for legal aid contracts and suspended a further 8.75% fee cut for duty criminal solicitors who represent people suspected of crimes in police stations and magistrates courts.
Women and black and ethnic minority (BME) barristers are still badly under-represented in the barristers profession, the Bar Standards Board’s (BSB) annual diversity report for 2015 has revealed.
Top City firms have been preparing to advise their clients on the consequences of the United Kingdom’s potential exit from the European Union.
LawCareers.Net is delighted to announce the nominees for the second annual Student Law Society Awards, sponsored by DWF LLP.
Emolument, an online service that crowdsources pay-related data, has released research into (i) which are the best-paying practice areas for junior lawyers, and (ii) the pay gap between those working for a law firm and those that have gone in house.
Some 12 City firms have been named among this year’s top 100 LGBT-friendly employers by leading equality charity Stonewall.