The Law Society Career Support Service provides a wide range of supports for solicitors who come up against any kind of career challenge. The service is free of charge to Law Society members and comprises of both one-to-one help and group programmes.
Solicitors can contact Career Support any time, by telephone or email, and can discuss any career matter with a career adviser in total confidence.
A private meeting, in person or online, can be arranged with a career adviser in confidence. One-to-one career coaching is also available.
Job Seeking Support
A wide range of job seeking supports are provided, including a CV review and feedback service and help in prospecting and preparing for interviews.
Initiative that supports solicitors to job seek in a market where few opportunities exist – involving one-to-one assistance and group support.
A dedicated programme for solicitors who have been away from legal work for an extended time and who now want to get back involved.
Information and support for newly qualified solicitors and for trainees about to qualify in collaboration with the Younger Members Committee.
Information on self-employment, on setting up in practice and on buying a practice or buying into a partnership – along with useful facilities such as Buy Sell Merge.
Help for solicitors aged 55 and over – employed and self-employed – who want to transition into a different way of working and/or plan for retirement.