- Thursday, 16 April 2015
Robert Houchill, a senior paralegal at London law firm Bates Wells Braithwaite, has become the first solicitor to qualify through the ‘equivalent means’ route. He said the new route would give law graduates more flexibility in funding the legal practice course.
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Posted in Latest news, Regulation, Solicitors
- Tuesday, 31 March 2015
The legal community has mixed feelings about the ‘equivalent means’ route to qualification as a solicitor, with even those who like the idea fearing the consquences of greater competition and consequently lower wages, according to a survey.
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Posted in hrtraining, Latest news, Solicitors
When it comes to online wills, there are many passionate viewpoints. Many see it an essential step towards futureproofing of the industry. Others are more concerned about the online process.
Is this the end of working from home? The kids are back in school, and this week I went into chambers for the first time since mid-March. So much space and time to myself! But no, it’s not.