Career Guides

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  • Thinking of a career in Corporate law? In our latest career guide we lay out the duties of a Corporate Lawyer, what it takes to qualify and how much you can expect to earn.
  • If you want to find out the answer to questions such as "What is a Legal Secretary?" and "What does a Legal Secretary do?", our Legal Secretary Job Description article has got you covered.
  • Our Legal PA job description article covers information about the responsibilities, requirements and remuneration of the role. If you want to find out more about what a PA does in a law firm, check it out today.
  • In their first guest post for the TotallyLegal blog, specialist recruitment agency AJ Fox Compliance provides a comprehensive introduction to law firm risk and compliance
  • With many routes to choose from and no specific entry requirements to become a Paralegal in the UK, it can be hard to know which is the right first step to take. In this article you will learn how to become a Paralegal in the right way for you.
  • If you want to become a Paralegal, you need to know what life is like for these essential legal professionals. Check out our Paralegal job description to learn more about the responsibilities, requirements and rewards of the role.
  • Coronavirus brought the global economy to an abrupt standstill in 2020. Now, in the slowly receding shadow of a global pandemic, we take a look at the big ideas and trends set to shape the legal profession in 2021.
  • Ever wondered how to become a Solicitor? You're not the only one. In this guide we explore the different ways of qualifying as a Solicitor so you can decide which is best for you.
  • In this long read article, we analyse Paralegal responses to our 2019 salary survey and explore the growing number of individuals carving out long-term fee earning careers in the Paralegal profession.
  • In our latest career guide, we take a look at the role, responsibilities, requirements and rewards of a career as a Construction Lawyer.
  • Thinking about a career in Criminal Law? In this career guide, we break down the different types of Criminal Lawyer, as well as the required skills, salary expectations and more.
  • Got a Legal Secretary job interview coming up? In this article, we share some common Legal Secretary interview questions and answers to help you do your best.
  • In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor.
  • In our latest career guide, we take a look at the role, responsibilities, requirements and rewards of being a Commercial Property Solicitor.
  • A General Counsel is the lead legal figure within an organisation, providing in-house advice on all matters affecting commercial decisions. Read this job description to learn more about the role and responsibilities of a General Counsel and what it takes to get there.
  • Family law concerns legal issues and disputes that arise between family members. In our latest career guide we look deeper at the role, responsibilities, requirements and remuneration of Family Lawyers.
  • Gaining legal work experience is highly important if you want a career in law. Read this article to find out about the different work experience opportunities for prospective legal professionals.
  • In this career guide, we give an overview of the typical role of an Employment Lawyer, the qualifications and skills required and your potential earnings and career prospects.
  • NALP licensed Paralegal and Professional McKenzie Friend Craig Johnson talks us through the major differences between Paralegals and McKenzie Friends.
  • Are you considering applying for an in-house training contract? In this article, we give an overview of the pros and cons of training in-house in comparison to training at a law firm.