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Junior lawyers call for pause to minimum wage consultation

PUBLISHED March 20, 2012

Scrapping the minimum wage for trainee solicitors without a thorough impact assessment goes against ?common sense? and could bar candidates from less affluent backgrounds from entering the profession, junior lawyers warn today.

The Law Society Junior Lawyers Division says in a statement that the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA) should delay its consultation into the future of the minimum wage while it awaits the findings of the Legal Education & Training Review (LETR).

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