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  • Legal Futures’ From Click to Client conference, sponsored by NatWest and mmadigital, will enable you to develop and improve the digital strategy of your legal services
  • WeAreTheCity are seeking to recognise 50 Rising Stars for their new awards which launched on the 1st of June 2015
  • Not only is the weather heating up in London right now - there are signs that the City's legal market is too
  • The 1990s: a decade that saw the world as we knew it begin to change beyond recognition
  • This article is aimed at female lawyers who would like to be partners, and details: key questions you should ask yourself when considering your career goals, as well as a three-step path to making partner
  • For those who are considering a move abroad, there are a range of options available, each with their own risks and rewards
  • Businesses are increasingly looking for innovative new ways of ensuring they remain commercially competitive in a constantly evolving market, and the legal industry is no exception. What was once considered to be a traditional sector is now becoming more commercially focused – and lawyers are con...
  • Google is great, really it is. No matter what you are searching for you will find the information you need. When it comes to careers advice, Google seems to be in its element with a gazillion articles offering a wealth of guidance on how to land your perfect job and such like.
  • It’s well-known that working in the legal profession can involve strenuous working hours and challenging deadlines.
  • Congratulations to Georgie Theobald, this SecsintheCity's Legal PA of the Year 2016!
  • We are delighted to announce that TotallyLegal will be attending a host of graduate fairs this October and are looking forward to meeting legal professionals of the future.
  • So called job hopping used to be seen as a wholly negative trait.However, fortunately, times and opinions have changed quite substantially. ‘Job hoppers’ aren’t painted in anywhere near as negative a light as they once were.
  • I’ve worked in legal recruitment in both Paris and London, and built up quite a range of contacts in both locations. In this Brexit-conscious era I am increasingly contacted by lawyers outside of France who are considering a move to the continent and want to understand what options are open to th...
  • Making partner isn’t guaranteed. Here are five things you can do to improve your chances
  • According to research undertaken by Douglas Scott, a third of the legal profession is on the move at any time but Criminal Law Practice is on its own when it comes to fluidity of the talent pool
  • Short description: Adele Edwin-Lamerton is a Solicitor & Executive Committee Member of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England & Wales
  • If you dream of the high-life in a tax-free location in the Middle East; fancy working from the sunny shores of the Caribbean or Australia; aspire to live in a fast paced finance centre like Hong Kong, Tokyo or New York or long to soak up European culture, then your chosen profession in law can b...
  • The vast majority of you probably ended up in the legal sector through the traditional route of university and a training contract, possibly with a conversion course sandwiched somewhere in between. For the past few decades, this has been the only option if you wanted to work as a solicitor, lawy...
  • Philippa Southwell is Criminal Defence and Human Trafficking/ Modern Slavery Solicitor at Birds Solicitors. Her main area of practice is defending victims of human trafficking who have been forced into criminality and who have been convicted or prosecuted of criminal offences. She is recognised a...
  • Top tips on how to successfully prepare and perform at interview to help you stand out from your competition!