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

When, If Ever, Is Exploitation Acceptable?
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When, If Ever, Is Exploitation Acceptable?

Work experience is invaluable but diversity and inclusivity are at risk when we ask junior lawyers to be ‘unpaid interns’ Working for free is something the Junior Lawyers Division has been encouraging since the days when it was the Trainee Solicitors Group (yes, that long) and pro bono work amongst junior lawyers continues to increase year on … Continue reading