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Avoid putting your foot in it. Is forcing women to wear heels legal?

Temporary female employee Nicola Thorpe; was sent home after she told management on her first-day at work as a receptionist in London that she wouldn’t be wearing high heels. After refusing to comply with the organisations strict dress code, she was promptly sent home with no pay. Feeling aggrieved by her situation; Nicola set up …

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Why CPD should still be a priority for you and your organisation

The SRA’s high profile move away from the annual minimum 16 hour CPD requirement has been well documented and most in the profession will by now be aware that the change will be fully implemented by 1 November 2016 and phased in from this spring. But does this really mean the end of (Continuing) Professional …

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How to Get Noticed: Top 5 Desired Skills and Attributes

Desired skills and attributes of junior lawyers vary from firm to firm, but there are a large handful of common themes. We’ve listed our top five here. (We’ve not included intellectual ability in the list – that’s a given!) 1. Relentless enthusiasm and resilience The life of a lawyer will throw up a variety of challenges, including long …

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Advancing your law career with the Professional Skills Course

If you want to be a solicitor, you will need to complete a Professional Skills Course (PSC) as part of your training contract, building on the foundations of the Legal Practice Cours (LPC). You’re probably thinking, oh no, not more training! But rest assured it’ll all be worth it as this is the last push …

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