(Wannabee) Law Students: One graph which signals your future

Law Students are not renowned for their love of maths. But in the SRA's consultation paper on minimum salaries there is one very important graph which illustrates a very important phenomena about lawyer salaries. Every law student should spend a few minutes studying it and whenever they hear a story about lawyer salaries they should … Continue reading (Wannabee) Law Students: One graph which signals your future

Minimum Salary: In real trouble this time

Every time there is a recession, the solicitors' profession likes to reconsider minimum salaries for its trainees. For a while this was a kind of annual sport. Chairs of the Trainee Solicitors' Group and the Young Solicitors' Group Lawyers (I did both jobs back in the days when the Law Society Council was busy tearing … Continue reading Minimum Salary: In real trouble this time

A quiet word about how to focus on student fees

I am getting a little gentle criticism on twitter for posing this question: So is the story that law school applications have fallen or that they have fallen by significantly less than undergraduate subjects generally? Both stories are true, although the headline writers at both the Lawyer and the Gazette appear to have opted for … Continue reading A quiet word about how to focus on student fees