16-02-2018Leaving the rat race: an increase in legal job opportunities outside of London
Is it time to leave London for a brighter legal career?
19-11-2018New Brexit secretary was a trainee solicitor at Wragge & Co legacy firm Lawrence Graham
Prime Minister Theresa May has selected yet another lawyer to oversee her Brexit vision. Stephen Barclay, a former trainee at Wragge & Co legacy firm Lawrence Graham, replaces ex-Linklaters‘ solicitor Dominic Raab, who quit as Brexit secretary last week.
09-11-2018Revealed: New super-exam for solicitors could cost up to £4,500
The proposed new ‘super-exam’ for aspiring solicitors will cost between £3,000 and £4,500, according to tentative predictions from the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA), as it finally revealed more details about the proposed overhaul to qualification.
08-11-2018Climate change: Bug covered 'bionic mushroom' generates clean energy
US researchers have successfully tested the rather whacky idea of producing electricity from a mushroom covered in bacteria.
07-11-2018Government resurrects probate fee hikes - but bows to pressure over richest estates
The government has resurrected plans which were dropped ahead of the 2017 general election for a sharp hike in probate fees on bigger estates. A sliding scale based on the value of the estate will replace the current flat rates, but the wealthiest estates will pay 70% less than originally planned after last year’s outcry over a new ‘stealth tax’ persuaded ministers to reconsider.