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Government launches consultation for ‘dangerous cycling’ laws

13th August 2018

‘Dangerous cycling’ laws are being considered by the government in a bid to ‘protect’ the ‘most vulnerable road users’. The laws are being proposed after a 44-year-old…

Survey reveals the skills law firms are looking for in graduates

9th August 2018

When it comes to filling graduate graduate lawyer jobs, law firms are on the lookout for candidates with more than just impressive legal knowledge, project management qualities and people skills. A recent survey…

The 11 best true crime podcasts

27th July 2018

No matter how many legal jobs you’ve had, as law professionals we just can’t get enough of true crime. From The Staircase to Making A Murderer, nothing helps us unwind more than hearing about a…

What are the legal rights for unmarried couples?

26th July 2018

How does the law differ when you and your partner are living together compared to when you’re married or in a civil partnership? Unless you are in a legal job, common-law partnership laws are a bit ambiguous…

Legal sector lacking in support for disabled candidates

20th July 2018

Recent research conducted by the Legally Disabled? project has found that legal practises are ill-equipped when it comes to supporting disabled candidates. The research, undertaken in a focus group of disabled…

5 books every lawyer should read

12th July 2018

What inspired you to become a lawyer? Whether it was to fight a cause or bring justice, there are many true and fictitious books out there that ignite the passion of those in legal jobs.   To Kill A…

12 powerful tech tools every lawyer should be using

29th June 2018

We live in a world where efficiency is the key to success, particularly for businesses. We have access to some of the most incredible technologies out there, and with claims that lawyers are falling behind with tech,…

Jury service: what to expect

28th June 2018

[Image credit: Patrick Feller, Flickr] Perhaps you’ve been lucky (or unlucky) enough to be summoned for jury service, or you’ve been binging The Staircase on Netflix and found yourself wondering what…