Managing yourself and your own work

Beyond entry: Plans to tighten ongoing competency checks

The LSB is proposing a more robust approach to the continuing professional competence of lawyers

10 Feb 2021 | Career development

How to emerge stronger

With a little self-confidence and forward-thinking, young family lawyers can survive the isolation of lockdown lawyering, says Marilyn Stowe 

04 Feb 2021 | Career development

Of mutual advancement

In the second of a two-part feature on mentoring, Nicola Laver examines the importance of formal mentoring 

Sharp increase in anxious lawyers asking for help

LawCare has reported a sharp increase in legal professionals asking for help because of anxiety during 2020

Be alone, but not lonely

Elizabeth Rimmer offers her tips to combat loneliness during the pandemic        
 

'Time to rethink' employment law

Employment law in the UK is not fit for purpose for a future of homeworking, a law firm said
 

11 Dec 2020 | Employment

A magical Christmas

Marilyn Stowe is summoned to New York to represent a divorce client

09 Dec 2020 | Career development

Facing fear

Vanessa Ugatti explains how firms can take a confident approach to the financial uncertainties 

19 Nov 2020 | Career development

Remote engagement with young lawyers

Firms must tackle the learning challenge of remote working or risk failing the next generation of lawyers, says Peter Riddleston

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