Webinar Recording Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments – November 3, 2013

Webinar Recording Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments Thanks to all who attended Sunday’s webinar! In the webinar, QLTS School’s Marketing Director, Marc Piano,...

South Korea Legal Market Hots Up

  Whilst South Korea is currently enjoying the spotlight due to rapper Psy’s ‘Gangnam Style’, developments in relation to the market for legal services in the sovereign Asian state present...

Practice law in England without being an English lawyer? Potentially, under proposed EU reforms

Plans are afoot to widen access to the legal profession in EU member states through disaggregating the professional activities from the profession itself, and granting access to some of the former...

English Firms Ripe For International Mergers – Survey

Global business still prefers English law – and needs English-qualified solicitors – as confirmed recently by leading lights in the international legal profession. Reinforcing English law’s...

EU lawyers can benefit from understanding a common law system

Codified civil law systems form the foundation of justice for all of the 27 European Union Member States, except for the UK and Ireland. But if you are a lawyer qualified in one of these civil law...

Common Law Can Be Common Sense With The QLTS

Did you know that nearly a third of the world’s population live in common law jurisdictions? Stare decisis plays a huge influence in the way most people live their lives in these jurisdictions...

Trainee Solicitor Minimum Wage: The Death Of Traditional Domestic Qualification For International Lawyers?

Earlier this month, the SRA board announced the long-awaited result of its consultation on the status of the trainee minimum salary. Effective August 2014, the minimum salary will be scrapped,...

Is an LLM worth it?

Faced with the prospect of flipping burgers for the next twelve months, many LL.B, Legal Practice Course (LPC), or Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) graduates still set on a career in law, but...

International Law and its Possibilities

The legal arena lawyers now operate in has changed drastically over the years and an increasing importance is placed on being able to work internationally, cross-border. International law has a...

Is it worth it to get an LL.M. degree?

Where will an LL.M. take you in today’s challenging job market? Not very far, according to Steven John, of U.S. legal recruiting firm Major, Lindsey & Africa (MLA). Mr John’s appraisal was...
 

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