Careers advice

Amy Clowrey

The JLD column: the life of a child abuse solicitor

As a university student, I must admit that my aspirations were not to be a child abuse solicitor. I knew I wanted to be a high street solicitor who helped ‘Joe Bloggs’ but that was about as far as it went. I also didn’t know, at the time, that being a solicitor was much more […]

business development

Business Development for lawyers: How to build an effective personal marketing plan

  If you’ve been following this series the last two questions you will have asked yourself are: ’Which marketing and BD activities suit your personality best?’ and ’Which potential sources of work (current clients, new clients or referrals) are most likely to be productive for you and your practice?’ If you haven’t been following this series, don’t […]


Tis the season to be jolly – a message from LawCare

Many of us look forward to Christmas and the excitement it brings but this is not the case for everyone and even those of us who get swept up in the preparations, parties and entertaining can have a nagging sense of anxiety about a time of year when emotions can run high and the usual […]