A Letter To My 18 Year-Old Oxbridge-Hating Self

Sarah Gillbe, who skipped uni to work as a legal secretary before becoming a solicitor, would have taken a more direct route with the benefit of hindsight As an 18-year old I was often told what a good lawyer I’d be. But in fact I would have been terrible – a vexatious litigant probably. If… Read more »

Legal Executives’ ‘Psychology’ Is Holding Them Back

As ILEX is presented with a royal charter, it’s time for a change in mindset among legal executive lawyers, argues Debbie Matthews Last week the Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX) officially received its long awaited royal charter. It will now be known as the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx). Recognition of this new status… Read more »