Career development

SRA: continuing competency regime well received by solicitors

The removal of the requirement for solicitors to undertake 16 hours a year of continuing professional development has not resulted in a decline in the quality of solicitors’ work

Why we need to talk about lawyer wellbeing

Kedge Martin fears that lawyers in the mid-tier are becoming disaffected, suggesting that more needs to be done by firms to support professional wellbein

Law Society unveils results of male-only roundtables on gender imbalance

The Law Society has published findings from a series of men-only roundtables as part of its Women in Leadership in La

Does your firm reflect the make-up of its community?

Flexible working is one way of supporting women lawyers, but this is only the starting point for a wider and effective diversity Epolicy, says Aliso

Love your life: achieving work/life balance as a consultant

After 20 years as a partner in a large regional firm, Linda Lamb decided to set up on her own as a specialist family lawyer. She shares some of her thoughts about bein

The great training conundrum

Solicitors Journal’s first CPD survey since the new regime was introduced in November 2016 reveals a profession struggling to come to grips with a far less prescriptiv

Diversity scorecard: influencing positive change in law firms

Dr Kate Cook considers how the centenary of some women gaining the right to vote is inspiring the next generation of la