A fresh start - the growing band of professionals targeting law as a second career

With an increasing number of professionals moving into law as a second career, Caroline Hill finds out what a jump into the legal profession really entails...

With an increasing number of professionals moving into law as a second career, Caroline Hill finds out what a jump into the legal profession really entails

Trainees once upon a time were dispensed from an almost identical mould and expected to be, among other things, clever and young. But as diversity within law firms has improved, so the expectation of what a trainee should look like has been muddied, with a sizeable number of older career changers now attempting to re-qualify into the legal profession.

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