Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Division

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What
We Do

In October 2008 the Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Division (NJLD) was launched and replaced the Nottinghamshire Trainee Solicitors Group and Nottinghamshire Young Solicitors Group.

The Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Division (NJLD) represents and promotes the interests of junior lawyers in Nottinghamshire on the local Law Society Committee, at the National Junior Lawyers Division and throughout the local business community.

We aim to provide a social, networking and supportive role for all young lawyers in the region. The NJLD helps to promote our city as a vibrant legal centre, offering a good quality of life for local lawyers, and will help the city’s young lawyers to cross network to other firms and chambers by promoting their own brand values.

Who Are We?

The committee is made up of 16 NJLD members and spans a broad cross section of the Nottinghamshire legal market from large commercial firms to smaller local firms and niche markets.

Links to the NLS

We work closely with Nottinghamshire Law Society and often negotiate discounted rates for their events for our members.

Our
Events

We organise a wide range of events for members throughout the year. These include

Seminars

Seminars

Seminars which attract non-accredited CPD points on “How to Network” and “How to improve your CV”

President's Cup

President's Cup

The President’s Cup, an essay based competition

Hammond Cup

Hammond Cup

The Hammond Cup, an annual advocacy competition which is open to Trainees

Shadowing Scheme

Shadowing Scheme

The Judicial Shadowing Scheme, a chance to see what happens on the other side of the bench

Elections

Elections

The Elections for the new NJLD Committee

Social Events

Social Events

Social events such as drinks evenings, Shelter Quiz, the NJLD Annual Ball and much more

Sporting Events

Sporting Events

Sporting events such as Football, Netball, Cricket and Touch Rugby

Networking

Networking

Networking events with the RICS Matrics (surveyors) and NCASS (accountants) to help market your Firm create stronger relationships and networking opportunities with other professionals during your career development

Work Experience

Work Experience

Work experience exchange programmes run through the Nottinghamshire Law Society with our twinned cities of Karlsruhe in Germany and Ghent in Belgium

Who can
Join?

Membership is open to young lawyers from Nottinghamshire and costs:

The Membership year runs from 1st September to 31st August.

Please note that your Firm/Chambers may have a policy of paying your subscription fee.

£10

LLB/GDL/LPC/BPTC Student

£20

Trainee/Pupil; Paralegal; Solicitors up to 5 years PQE and Barristers up to 5 years call

And finally

“The NJLD is a fantastic opportunity for junior lawyers to connect with others in Nottinghamshire through a variety of social and professional networking events. If you would like to sign up, please drop me an email.“

Vikky.Lai@nelsonslaw.co.uk

Vikky Lai, Nottinghamshire Junior Lawyers Division.