LEEDS LAW SOCIETY: The voice for solicitors in Leeds
LLS is one of the most influential local law societies in the country and is part of the Joint V which also includes Birmingham, Bristol, Liverpool and Manchester.
Information, news and support for the legal profession in Leeds.
Women in the Law 2018 – The largest international survey conducted on the topic of women in the law
Junior Lawyers Division Leeds: Why not get involved?
Update from President of The Law Society: for local law society members
Leeds Law Society celebrates 100 years of women in the law. Our President Emma Pearmaine is MD of a West Yorkshire practice based in Leeds and Huddersfield.
In 1922 Huddersfield’s Mary Sykes became one of the first 4 female lawyers in England and Wales and opened her own practice in 1930 in what was described as ‘her rather independent manner’!
Voluntary code of recruitment for trainee solicitors: a recommended standard of good practice for employers, students and higher education careers advisers and faculty staff.
Generation Y’s focus on varied tasks and work-life balance isn’t about being work-shy; it’s about being flexible to get the best out of employees, explains Charlotte Parkinson to the Solicitor’s Journal – 7 August
New SQE: The way in which legal careers are planned and managed has been brought sharply into focus by the SRA’s SQE plans.
SRA Competency Approach
From 1 April 2015, the SRA’s traditional requirement that solicitors must obtain at least 16 hours Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points every year was replaced by a new approach called the SRA Competency Approach.
This has to be adopted by all solicitors from 1 November 2016.
LawCare: promotes good mental health & wellbeing across the legal community & helps thousands of legal professionals cope with a range of issues.