Only four per cent of young lawyers interested in legal aid work
Legal aid lawyers ‘a dying breed’
Extensive research undertaken by the Law Society’s Junior Lawyers Division has found that only four per cent of young lawyers are interested in working in legal aid.
The JLD Early Career Work Experience Survey, published today (1 December), uncovered a number of serious challenges faced by people entering the legal profession, and by recruiting law firms.
Challenges the research uncovered include: