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  • The Watson Glaser test and other psychometric tests for lawyers
    After applying for a position in a law firm in the UK, one of the first challenges you'll be faced with are the various psychometric tests used by legal firms and graduate employers.
  • If you’re interested in becoming a Litigation Legal Secretary, read on and find out exactly what the job involves. The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs offer a Legal Secretaries Diploma, which covers Civil Litigation and much more.
  • Lawyers can no longer rely on their academic achievements to secure themselves a role at a leading firm. Instead they need to demonstrate they can achieve long term success in a modern workplace.
  • New Year, New Job? If you want to start your career as a Legal Secretary the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) are here to help.
  • At SecsintheCity's PA of the Year Awards 2017 there were 2 Legal PA winners. Meet Lyn Lennox, Legal PA at The Law Society and winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award.
  • Whether you’re due to qualify this coming Autumn or you’ve already started your job hunt, make sure you’re ready for your NQ interviews with our top tips for success.
  • TotallyLegal have partnered with Legalex 2018. Held on March 21st and 22nd, it's the UK’s leading event for professional development and business growth within the legal sector.
  • Legal Secretaries play a vital role in the conveyancing process as they carry out a variety of different tasks which contribute towards the smooth running and ultimate success of the project.
  • On Tuesday 28th November 2017, TotallyLegal will be attending the 8th annual UK Diversity Legal Awards at the beautiful Grange St. Paul’s Hotel.
  • Congratulations to Kathleen Riordan who won Legal PA of the year and Lyn Lennox who received the Outstanding Achievement Award.
  • Career progression can be easy to achieve if you put your mind to it and have the right attitude. You need to ensure you stand out from the crowd and are recognised for your worth.
  • We are delighted to be associate sponsors for the Law Society’s annual Small Firms Division conferences - taking place in London on the 22 September, and Leeds on the 6 October.
  • It takes 3 minutes to complete our salary survey and we'll send you the results so you can find out what you're worth.
  • ILSPA’s Single Subject Legal courses are suitable if you would like to specialise in one particular area of law. We offer a range of subjects which can be studied online by distance learning, at your own pace...
  • Our Legal Secretaries Diploma course is widely recognised by law firms and legal recruiters, and will provide you with valuable legal knowledge and practical skills...
  • Traditionally the beating heart of the legal sector, London was once seen as the number one location when looking for a top legal job. But with steep rents and the increase in regional demand across the country, London isn’t the centre of the legal universe any more.
  • Living and Working abroad is an increasingly popular choice for Legal professionals. We share the most popular locations from our Audience Insight survey, what difference age makes and give an overview of the benefits and downfalls of making the move.
  • It’s a commonly held idea that the introduction of artificial intelligence (‘AI’) within the legal sector may lead to job losses. But is this actually the case, and just how are firms using AI, if at all, in their day to day business?
  • The lexicon of legal practitioners can be confusing. So what's the difference between a lawyer, a solicitor and a barrister? Find out...
  • Practice Managers are the operational backbone of any law firm, providing a demanding skill-set ranging from people management and marketing to finance. Read more...