Career development

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 Alici

01 Mar 2019

GCs in diversity warning to law firms

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

07 Feb 2019

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 Emm

31 Jan 2019

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 Davi

13 Sep 2017

Don’t underestimate career paralegals

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

12 Sep 2017

'The Clash Question'

Adam Hattersley offers advice to trainee solicitors worried about not being retained by thei

08 Sep 2017

So you want to be a partner

With competition in the legal market and barriers to making partner increasing, a selection of senior lawyers give some practical guidance to junior practitioners with aspirations of advancement

06 Sep 2017

How to be a better solicitor

Clear advice and effective communication are key to being a good solicitor, advises Roisi

14 Aug 2017

Nominations open for Inspirational Women in Law Award

Winner will have her story recorded for the First 100 Years digital museum, alongside other lega

09 Aug 2017