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  • Diversity and the profession: a reply to Lord Sumption

    • 21 Sep 2015
    • Steven Vaughan

    Last night, Lord Sumption, a Justice of the Supreme Court, was trending on Twitter. This, I think, was a first. The furore was linked to an interview given by Lord Sumption to the Evening Standard.

  • Students to be recruited from second year as graduate recruitment code is transformed

    • 29 Jul 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    Law firms will be able to recruit future trainees from their second year at university due to a change in the graduate recruitment code.

  • Law Society replaces SRA to uphold graduate recruitment code

    • 27 Jul 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    The Law Society has replaced the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) as a signatory to the graduate recruitment code, becoming the fourth governing organisation.

  • Training contract application forms: what not to write

    • 21 Jul 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    In a veritable sea of application forms it can be hard to make an impression. Unfortunately your chances of getting to interview depend on it.

  • Law Society of Scotland urges law firms to adopt ‘fair access’ policies

    • 20 Jul 2015
    • Becky Waller-Davies

    The Law Society of Scotland has urged law firms to avoid asking candidates about their educational background and to accept alternative form of work experience in a bid to ensure fair access to the profession.

  • Should students invest in business cards?

    • 9 Jun 2015
    • Lawyer 2B

    Some students do splash out on business cards - but is it worth it?

  • Weightmans brings in psychologist to revamp trainee application process

    • 26 May 2015
    • Jonathon Manning

    Weightmans has revamped its trainee application process with the help of an external occupational psychologist.

  • Webcast: How to make yourself employable

    • 22 Apr 2015
    • Lawyer 2B

    Expert advice on making yourself attractive to legal recruiters.