Career development

Pathways to success

A clear understanding of the apprenticeship scheme is a key driver for its success, as Michelle Tunney explains

Christmas centenary for woman lawyers

A century has now passed since women were permitted to qualify as lawyers, but despite “great progress” there is still a long way to go to achieve full gender equality in the law, according to the Law Society.

Freelancing: a new era?

Despite some high-profile naysaying early on, the introduction of freelance solicitors may yet re-shape the legal landscape

Not just a confidence vote

Women are held to unrealistic and unobtainable goals in the workplace, hindering their career progression, says Dan

Campaign to inspire 100 future female lawyers

A new campaign to inspire 100 young girls and women to become lawyers has been launched by the First 100 Years project to mark the centenary of women being able to practic

Female legal dynasties: creating female role models

Dana Denis-Smith gives an insight into how women have followed their mothers into the law over the last 10

The march of the niche law firm

What induces specialist solicitors to leave large firms and set up small niche, boutique practices? Nicola Lave