Law Careers

Looking to get ahead in your legal career? It doesn’t matter whether you’re taking your first steps at Law School or a Partner in a Golden Circle firm looking to strike out on your won. Lawyer Monthly aims to offer expert insight and advice into the legal profession with our Law Careers articles. This part of the website features advice on how to go from Paralegal to Partner and key aspects to know in order to work your way up the profession.

We speak to established professionals, legal professors and lawyers who have been there and done it to find the answers to all the legal career questions you need answers for.

Law School

Fostering Conversations About Serious Mental Illness In Law School Programmes

Bethany Yeiser, founder of the CureSZ Foundation, speaks to Lawyer Monthly about the importance of working with…

Self-Studying For A BAR Exam: Should You Go For It?

After law school, students are faced with the challenge of choosing the right option to study for their BAR exam.…

Examining The Pros And Cons Of A Juris Doctor Degree

If you are considering a career change, you will need to know what type of education will be required. If you are…

Trainee

Macfarlanes Launches Trainee Experience App

The app, launched Monday 25 October, has been developed entirely in-house by the firm’s graduate recruitment and…

Osborne Clarke Chooses BPP University Law School To Prepare Future Trainees For…

Building on a well-established relationship, the partnership with BPP University Law School will focus on an…

Goodwin Increases London Trainee Pay To £57,000

Goodwin’s first year trainees are now on a salary of £52,000, up 13% from £46,000, while second year trainees are…

Lawyer

Civil Rights Lawyer Ben Crump Takes On Case Of Jason Walker Killed By NC Policeman

On Tuesday, prominent US civil rights attorney Ben Crump, who represented the family of George Floyd, said he will…

Austin Criminal Defence Lawyers: 5 Tips For Hiring The Best One

You have to consider several things if you want to hire the best lawyer. Keep in mind that you’re not just going to…

More US Law Firms Delaying Large-Scale Office Returns Amid Omicron Fears

Amid the emergence of the Omicron variant of coronavirus, an increasing number of law firms in the United States…

Partner

Goodwin Procter Boosts Tech And Litigation Practices With Three New Partners From…

On Thursday, Goodwin Procter announced it had hired former Foley Hoag partner Heather Miles and former special…

What is the Key to Successful Collaboration Between Law Firms?

Founding a successful firm is a challenge for any lawyer, but successfully joining that firm to another is an even…

Partnership: What Will It Mean For Your Personal Finances?

Being made a partner is a career ambition for thousands of legal professionals across the UK. It is a significant…

Trainee

Macfarlanes Launches Trainee Experience App

The app, launched Monday 25 October, has been developed entirely in-house by the firm’s graduate recruitment and…

Osborne Clarke Chooses BPP University Law School To Prepare Future Trainees For…

Building on a well-established relationship, the partnership with BPP University Law School will focus on an…

Goodwin Increases London Trainee Pay To £57,000

Goodwin’s first year trainees are now on a salary of £52,000, up 13% from £46,000, while second year trainees are…