Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division



MJLD NQ Talk Presented by Thornton Legal

Save the date: Wednesday 18 April 2018 at HUS on Tithebarn Street

Thornton Legal will be hosting our annual NQ Talk for those junior lawyers due to qualify this year or early 2019. The talk will start at 6pm and our expert recruiters will take us through everything we need to know about transitioning from a Trainee Solicitor to a Newly Qualified Lawyer! The talk will cover an overview of the market, CV and interview advice, whether to move on from your current firm or to accept an internal position and FAQs.

Our NQ talks are always very popular so make sure you keep an eye out for our official invites by email!

MJLD Present “Full Length & Fabulous Annual Charity Ball 2018”

Saturday 19 May 2018 at the Shankly Hotel Liverpool

Tickets are £50 per person (includes a three course meal, bottle of wine on the table plus evening entertainment by Neil Noa & Six15)

Tickets are now on sale, email to reserve your place ASAP!

Sponsored by Headline Sponsor: Thornton Legal

Also sponsored by University of Law & Harrington Street Chambers












Welcome to the website of the Merseyside Junior Lawyers Division!

The Merseyside JLD is an independent association affiliated to the National JLD. It strives to provide an educational and professional support network for young lawyers in the Merseyside region and is equipped to represent the views and opinions of its members on a national level.

As a committee, the Merseyside JLD provides a wide range of services, including networking opportunities through its social and sporting events, educational talks and seminars, work experience and charity fundraising. The Merseyside JLD encourages members, irrespective of age or qualification status, to participate in all that it has to offer.

The Merseyside JLD encourages members, irrespective of age or qualification status, to participate in all that it has to offer. With the help of sponsors many of the Merseyside JLD events are free of charge and provide a fantastic opportunity for junior lawyers to become involved in the wider Merseyside legal community. These events also provide scope for sponsors looking to target legal professionals in the area. If you are interested in taking advantage of a sponsorship opportunity with the Merseyside JLD, please visit the Apply to Sponsor page of this site or email

Membership is free and open to:

  • Enrolled students (ie, with enrolled student status of the Solicitors Regulation Authority);
  • Paralegals;
  • Trainee Solicitors; and
  • Solicitors who have been practicing for up to five years.

If you are interested in joining the Merseyside JLD and being notified of its events, please complete the application form on the Membership page of this site.

Should you have any other enquiries or comments, please contact the Chair, Ali Hough  at

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