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  • Time For a Career Change? Here’s How to Become a Paralegal

    • 28 Oct 2022
    • Evie Courtier & Amanda Hamilton

    The ins and outs of how to become a paralegal in partnership with NALP (The National Association of Licensed Paralegals)

  • Career Guide: Legal Jobs Abroad

    • 11 Mar 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    Thinking about relocating overseas? There are several options for moving abroad as a lawyer, each with their own career perks.

  • How to Gain Legal Work Experience

    • 4 Mar 2022
    • Joshua Boynton

    Gaining legal work experience is crucial if you want a career in law. Here, you can find out about the different work experience opportunities for prospective legal professionals.

  • What is Law Firm Risk & Compliance?

    • 16 Apr 2021
    • AJ Fox Compliance

    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

  • How to Become a Paralegal

    • 25 Feb 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    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.

  • The Big Ideas Shaping the Legal Profession in 2021

    • 20 Jan 2021
    • Ethan Cumming

    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.

  • How to Become a Solicitor

    • 11 Dec 2020

    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.

  • The Paralegal Profession in 2020

    • 20 Apr 2020
    • Ethan Cumming

    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.

  • Legal Secretary Job Interview Questions

    • 29 Jan 2020

    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.

  • How to Choose a Legal Practice Area

    • 9 Jan 2020

    In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor.

  • What is the difference between McKenzie Friends and Paralegals?

    • 20 Sep 2019

    NALP licensed Paralegal and Professional McKenzie Friend Craig Johnson talks us through the major differences between Paralegals and McKenzie Friends.

  • Training Contracts: In-House vs. Private Practice

    • 13 Sep 2019

    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.

  • How to become a Paralegal with no experience

    • 27 May 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    For recent graduates with no legal work experience, landing that first Paralegal job can be tough - but it's not impossible.

  • How to become a Partner in a law firm

    • 18 Apr 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    Thinking about the step up to Partnership? Read this guide on how to improve your chances at becoming Partner.

  • What is Conveyancing?

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • Ethan Cumming

    Conveyancing presents a challenging and rewarding career for those with strong client facing skills, a keen eye for detail and a passion for Property law.

  • How to become a Conveyancer

    • 20 Apr 2022

    Licensed conveyancers are the vital legal link between people and the property ladder, bringing ambitions of buying and selling homes, business premises and land to life. They’re specialist lawyers who make sense of the administration and finances needed to transfer ownership of all types of real estate – from workplaces to green spaces to your clients’ very own Grand Designs.

  • Lawyer, solicitor or barrister?

    Lawyer, solicitor or barrister? Legal roles unravelled

    • 25 May 2017

    The lexicon of legal practitioners can be confusing. So what's the difference between a lawyer, a solicitor and a barrister? Find out...