Tag: Law Society

Law Society recommends 4% salary increase for rookie solicitors

£23,703 in London and £21,024 elsewhere

Aug 5 2022 9:54am

Criminal law not an attractive long-term career, say 81% of junior lawyers

Low pay 👎 long hours 👎 poor work-life balance 👎

May 31 2022 1:17pm

‘The overall culture in law is damaging many junior lawyers’, JLD chair warns

Mental Health Awareness Week prompts renewed calls for change as wellbeing charity LawCare extends online support

May 10 2022 8:40am

Russian invasion prompts CMS, Bakers and Dentons to close Kyiv offices

International law firms take decisive action

Feb 24 2022 1:05pm

Criminal barristers vote to take action if government does not increase legal aid

'Justice system on its knees', say bar leaders

Jan 18 2022 10:35am

Law Society issues trainee support guidance following flurry of flexible working policies

Many firms now letting lawyers work away from the office 50% of the time

May 19 2021 10:06am

FT editors attack government plans to restrict judicial review

March consultation is 'yet more evidence of the Conservative government’s contempt for the separation of powers'

May 4 2021 12:00pm

Two women lead Law Society for first time

I. Stephanie Boyce and Lubna Shuja also first people of colour to hold top two roles at solicitors' body

Mar 25 2021 9:22am

Law Society president steps down amid misconduct claims

David Greene, who denies claim he misled judge, will leave role later this month

Mar 3 2021 12:29pm

Law Society president faces misconduct tribunal after High Court rules he has case to answer

David Greene denies allegation he deliberately misled judge and says he fully expects to be cleared

Jan 13 2021 11:29am

Underpaid, stressed and bullied: Experiences of BAME solicitors laid bare in new report

Law Society research compares experiences of black, asian and minority ethnic solicitors with white counterparts

Dec 9 2020 1:06pm

Training contract numbers return to pre-financial crash levels for first time

Annual rookie registrations jump by over 500 to 6,344

Oct 26 2020 11:44am

Law Society: Lawyers could face physical attacks following Home Secretary speech

Priti Patel lashed out at 'lefty lawyers' and 'do-gooders' during conference address

Oct 6 2020 10:46am

Use government cash to fund training contracts, says Law Society

Chancery Lane lays out coronavirus recovery plan

Jun 30 2020 10:23am

Female solicitors three times more likely to face workplace discrimination

New Law Society survey also shines spotlight on stress

Apr 16 2020 11:43am

Law Society boosts recommended minimum pay for trainee solicitors by 1.9%

£22,541 in London and £19,992 elsewhere

Feb 28 2020 9:03am

Lawtech could cull 35,000 legal roles by 2027, Law Society predicts

Secretaries hardest hit -- but lawyer numbers likely to rise

Dec 10 2019 10:29am

Junior lawyer numbers set to rocket following SQE roll-out, predicts Google-backed legal business chief

Super-exam also tipped as pro-diversity by legal entrepreneur

Jul 17 2019 11:09am

Legal profession launches gender equality pledge

Signatories commit to supporting women into top lawyer roles

Jun 20 2019 11:00am

MPs demand clampdown on lawyers who help bosses cover up sexual harassment

Regulators like the Law Society not doing enough on dodgy non-disclosure agreements, report says

Jun 11 2019 8:38am