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.
  • 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.
  • Personal Injury Lawyers advise clients who have been caused physical or psychological harm by the carelessness or negligence of an individual or organisation. Find out more about the life of a Personal Injury Lawyer in our complete career guide.
  • Legal Secretaries play an important part in the smooth running of a law firm or legal establishment. If you're considering becoming a Legal Secretary, find out more about the role in this career guide.
  • Interested in becoming a Chartered Legal Executive? In this career guide we give you all the details about what a Legal Executive does and what it takes to qualify.
  • For recent graduates with no legal work experience, landing that first Paralegal job can be tough - but it's not impossible.
  • Thinking about relocating overseas? There are several options for moving abroad as a lawyer, each with their own career perks and drawbacks.
  • Thinking about the step up to Partnership? Read this guide on how to improve your chances at becoming Partner.
  • 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.
  • Thinking about a career as a Litigator? Check out this job description to discover the requirements, salary, role and responsibilities of a Litigation Lawyer.
  • Are you considering a move in-house? Check out our In-House Counsel Job Description to find out all you need to know about life as an In-House Lawyer.
  • Fancy becoming a Paralegal? Check out our Paralegal job description to learn more about the common responsibilities and requirements of the role.
  • Are you looking to get into the legal profession without committing to the conventional qualification route? A Compliance Officer role could be for you. Check out our Compliance job description to find out more about the role.
  • 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...
  • 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...