PODCAST – Will Apprenticeships Cheapen The Title Of Solicitor?
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PODCAST – Will Apprenticeships Cheapen The Title Of Solicitor?

PODCAST: with guest Hannah Ganage-Stewart, Editor, Young Lawyer On Wednesday, Law Society chief Lucy Scott-Moncrieff revealed to Kevin Poulter that the Legal Education and Training Review (LETR) is “almost certain” to identify non-graduate routes to qualification as a lawyer. With skills minister Matthew Hancock last month announcing a plan to develop a qualifying-apprenticeship for solicitors (in addition to the … Continue reading

PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, President of the Law Society
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PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff, President of the Law Society

PODCAST – Interview with Lucy Scott-Moncrieff Law Society president Lucy Scott-Moncrieff raised eyebrows in the City last week when she suggested that some of its law firms had promoted “mediocre men” who in a true meritocracy “would never even have seen the paintings on the boardroom wall”. And Scott-Moncrieff is in no mood to backtrack … Continue reading

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PODCAST – How Far Should Bar Hopefuls Follow Their Dreams?

PODCAST: With Guest, Yusuf Solley Incredibly, Yusuf Solley landed the first pupillage he applied for – with the Government Legal Service (GLS) then paying his way through the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC). But despite being involved in some fantastic work at, amongst other departments, the Attorney-General’s Office, Solley yearned to be on his feet … Continue reading