Advice for Solicitors

Tips and advice for your career

Day in the life of a trainee solicitor

Josephine Rogers is a trainee solicitor at Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors. Below, Josephine talks graduating, how she's found moving into a trainee solicitor role, and what other graduates can do to secure a job in the law. Why did you want to get into...

A chat with Spencer Shaw Solicitors Director Ian Jones

Ian Jones is the Director and Principal Solicitor at Spencer Shaw Solicitors. He was also previously a Partner and Head of Litigation with larger firms, before setting up Spencer Shaw in 2007. Below, he gives us an insight into his career and how he made...

Life as a solicitor

Carol-Anne Baker is a Consultant Solicitor who has worked for Bridge Law Solicitors over the past two years. Below, she provides us an insight into her career and how she got there:   Tell us a bit about the company and what you do there The firm is...

Average criminal lawyer salary in the UK

The salary of a criminal lawyer in the UK can vary based on a range of factors such as experience, specialisations and especially by region. This article outlines the average UK salary, region by region, as well as giving a brief insight into how to become...

What is the law conversion course?

Have you completed a non-law degree but are now interested in moving in to the law? There is an option for you to do this, through completing a conversion course. Does it matter if your first degree is a law degree or not?No. All that matters is that you...

The step by step guide on how to become a solicitor

Thinking of becoming a solicitor? The job can be a rewarding role that regularly challenges your intellect, and provides plenty of exciting opportunities. As a solicitor, you will play a big part in life for many people. You will be the first point of...

Writing a cover letter for a solicitor

A cover letter could be the difference between you being invited for an interview or not, so it’s worth taking the time to consider what key points you want to include. Whether you’re an experienced solicitor, or you just received your LLM, you’ll need to...

What it’s like to work as a serious fraud lawyer

Shahid, as a Director of DPP Business & Tax and DPP Law Ltd, is a specialist lawyer in Serious Fraud cases and over the years has acted for a number of high profile individuals in defending them against the most serious of high-value fraud charges and...

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