Top 5 Challenges Facing Lawyers Today

The legal profession is a competitive one. It always has been, but these days—with rapid changes in the way we practice law—it seems to be even more so. For example, one study found that lawyer...

US Attorney Career Path Next Steps: Dual-qualification or an MBA?

We previously looked at the factors to consider for US attorneys weighing up the benefits of dual-qualification over an LLM to advance their careers. Some US attorneys looking to optimize their...

How to Become an International Lawyer

So you want to become an international lawyer. No doubt, you’ve thought it through carefully, and you’re sure it’s what you want to become. But let me ask you – what does it mean to you...

QLTS Exemptions from Elements of the SRA Assessments

Who can apply for QLTS exemptions? If you are a lawyer currently considering taking the QLTS assessments to become an English solicitor, and have been thinking about applying to the SRA to get...

Changes to the QLTS Approved

The Legal Services Board has approved the SRA’s proposed amendments and changes to the QLTS Regulations. A summary of the amendments is as follows: Remove the need for QLTS candidates, other...

Webinar Recording Now Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments

Webinar Recording Available – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments Thanks to all who attended Sunday’s webinar! In the webinar, Ben May and the team at QLTS School discussed why should...

Live Webinar – How to Succeed on the QLTS Assessments

Live QLTS Webinar – Sunday, January 25, 2015 – 5.00pm (GMT) Join Ben May and the team at QLTS School and attend a free, hour-long webinar: “How to Succeed on the QLTS...

Pending Changes to the QLTS Following an SRA Consultation

A recently closed SRA consultation on qualification for the legal profession points to imminent changes to the QLTS. The consultation, which concluded during November 2014, proposed a number of...

London Legal Services Market Increasingly International

In a recent blog post, we wrote about the growth of UK law firms at the top end of the US market, especially in New York. It was once said that the US and the UK are two nations divided by a common...

Multi-Jurisdictional Lawyers to Lead the Way Forward in NY

For many years London has been a happy hunting ground for major US firms. As early as 1961 Baker & McKenzie set up shop in London, and in the intervening 53 years we have seen dozens of firms...
 

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