Career development

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 law professionals

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 law professionals

Star quality: keeping talented lawyers motivated — and contained

Love them or hate them, rainmakers are what makes most firms tick, but in addition to support, they need to be controlled, says Alicia Fortinberry

GCs in diversity warning to law firms

In-house lawyers wave buying-power stick in push to increase diversity and inclusion in law firms

Bare essentials: why students should get involved in pro bono

Pro bono work places volunteers in front of real clients and allows them to develop practical legal skills — and it should form a vital part of law students’ education, says Emma Goodwin

The power of leadership in legal practices

Firms too often make the mistake of filling leadership roles based on seniority rather than the ability to take the business forward, writes David Cliff

Don’t underestimate career paralegals

Amanda Hamilton explains why the legal profession needs to embrace all paralegals, not just those who aspire to become solicitors