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  • The Cayman Islands are an overseas British territory consisting of three islands; Grand Cayman, and its two sister islands, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. They are located in the stunning Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. Cayman is world famous for its offshore financial inst...
  • In a market driven environment, the focus is on growing the business by increasing market share in the existing market for services. In a client focused world the concentration is on client retention.
  • Under new rulings announced in the last couple of weeks, all 30 million British workers now have the right to request flexible hours, as opposed to just parents or carers.
  • Businesses are facing the risk of significant additional costs – potentially billions of pounds – and a threat to their very existence from tribunal cases challenging the normal calculation of holiday pay under the Working Time Regulations (WTR). That’s according to the CBI, the UK’s biggest busi...
  • Musical chairs in legal – both the in-house and private practice markets are picking up
  • People naturally want what is best for them, but what impact is the stampede for housing having on the conveyancing market?
  • In this blog, I will briefly discuss what can help candidates stand out from the crowd.
  • We all know that looking for a new role can be time consuming and at times frustrating. However, if you follow these top tips you can manage the job search efficiently and effectively.
  • Boost for legal profession as employers commit to permanent hiring
  • Although recruitment is on the rise, competition in the job market remains fierce. It’s important to stay ahead of the game in order to retain a competitive edge over fellow jobseekers.
  • Firms are employing bonuses in a number of ways: to help sway a candidate’s decision between multiple offers; act as a bridge until salary bandings are increased; or even to cover a bonus they would have been entitled to had they stayed put.
  • Jamie Krisman moved from private practice to work as an in-house lawyer with music publishers, Warner/Chappell Music and now works for the specialist insurance firm, Robin Simon, which has now become Alternative Business Structure, Triton Global Limited.
  • Over the past decade the legal services market has undergone more change than over the past century. The 2007 Legal Services Act saw the introduction of Alternative Business Structures allowing non-lawyers to own and invest in law firms.
  • Former European and premier league champions, Chelsea FC, have appointed their first ever Head of Legal. James Bonington, the former head of legal at the FA, has taken up the same post at Chelsea after the club created the position for the first time.
  • If your legal expertise is in property and conveyancing it's an ideal time to plan your next move because your skills are a hot commodity in the legal recruitment market.
  • Recruiters tend to scan and dismiss CVs very quickly so you need to convince them within the first half page of your CV that you have the relevant skills and experience, otherwise they’re unlikely to read on and your CV could very well end up in the reject pile.
  • Partnership is seen as the ultimate destination for lawyers in private practice and I'm frequently asked what tips can give I to an aspiring partner.
  • Retention of business development staff can be a real issue within law firms. Many roles, particularly at the junior level have a life span of only two years and many people move after this time for career progression.
  • This article considers lawyers’ value on the job market, specifically what the potential value of overseas experience is. Creativity, business and marketing theories are combined to find answers to this question.
  • The Jackson reforms of April 2013 caused a real shake up and significantly altered the way in which litigation in funded and managed by firms.