May 2012

Why paid traineeships are not enough…

May 11, 2012

Following yesterday’s guest blog by Christopher Agnew, we welcome another guest poster, Tim Haddow of Edinburgh University’s Law Students’ Council, who provides an alternative view of the debate over fair access to the legal profession. Paid Traineeships – Levelling the playing field Firms must now pay trainees at least the minimum wage. The Law Society [...]

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‘The Challenges Facing Prospective Trainees in an Uncertain Economic Climate’: A Personal Perspective by Christopher Agnew

May 10, 2012

We are pleased to welcome Glasgow University law graduate, Christopher Agnew, as he pens this incisive guest blog post regarding some of the challenges facing prospective trainee solicitors in Scotland in the current uncertain economic climate. Entering into a life in law, as I did in 2005, I would expect that my peers would have [...]

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