The Lawyer Podcast: The SQE: Students deserve better than this

The new episode of The Lawyer Podcast is out now! Grabbing the attention of aspiring solicitors and spectators alike, criticism of the Solicitors Qualifying Examination has torn through the media over the weeks following the most recent set of results. From City firms dropping training contracts from offer holders after failing on their first attempt, […]

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The JLD blog: Celebrating the unsung heroes of law

There’s a popular saying in the cultural zeitgeist that not all heroes wear capes. There’s an addendum that should be added to that within the confines of the legal industry that not all heroes are qualified solicitors, Partners or industry leaders- in fact, arguably the largest contingent of unsung heroes are paralegals. Paralegals often form […]

Pinsents on hunt for paralegals in managed services boost

Pinsent Masons is looking to invest in its managed services capabilities with the hire of more than 60 paralegals across its UK offices. The firm, which over the past few years has veered its operations toward wider professional services, is looking to bring in between 60 and 80 professionals to boost the offering under development. The […]