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  • Career Progression Tips for Legal Secretaries

    Career Progression Tips for Legal Secretaries

    • 19 Feb 2024
    • Evie Courtier | ILSPA

    Are you a legal secretary seeking career progression? Discover our latest tips, with the aid of our trusted partner ILSPA, to help you progress to the next stage.

  • Building a Successful Career in Litigation: Tips f

    Building a Successful Career in Litigation: Tips for Junior Lawyers

    • 19 Feb 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    How do you build a successful career in litigation? Find our with our top tips for junior lawyers.

  • Working as a Paralegal in the Company and Commerci

    Working as a Paralegal in the Company and Commercial Sector

    • 19 Jan 2024
    • Evie Courtier

    Ever considered a role as a Paralegal in the Company and Commercial Sector? Discover the perks, skills and expertise required to excel as a Paralegal in the Commercial sector.

  • Networking for Junior Lawyers: the Importance of B

    Networking for Junior Lawyers: the Importance of Business Development

    • 4 Dec 2023
    • Evie Courtier | Chadwick Nott

    Learn the art of measurable success in private practice - join the discussion of why business development is so important for junior lawyers?

  • Lawyers Personal Branding

    How Lawyers can Build Their Personal Brand | Five Ways to Bring Employers to You

    • 23 Nov 2023
    • Anne Sadler

    When searching for legal roles, your CV is just the starting point. An employer’s decision to interview is often influenced by a deeper dive online and in this article we give you tips on how to build your personal brand ready for your next career move.

  • How does Working In-House Differ from Private Prac

    How does Working In-House Differ from Private Practice

    • 6 Nov 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Would you rather be a generalist or specialist? What are your long-term goals? Whether you're a NQ Lawyer, or looking to transition into a new role, this guide helps you decipher the difference between an in-house or private practice role.

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    CV Tips for Training Contract Applications

    • 24 Aug 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    Find out how to create a CV that will increase your chances of success when applying for legal training contracts.

  • Rupa Lakha, Construction Partner at Charles Russel

    Voices of Law: The life of a City law firm Partner

    • 9 Aug 2023
    • Ethan Cumming

    In this interview, Construction Partner at Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Rupa Lakha, talks us through her career to date and offers some expert advice to both law students and aspiring Partners.

  • Five Steps to the Perfect Legal Secretary Cover Le

    Five Steps to the Perfect Legal Secretary Cover Letter

    • 9 Aug 2023
    • Institute of Legal Secretaries & PAs

    In their latest guest article for the TotallyLegal blog, the Institute of Legal Secretaries & PAs reveal what it takes to write the perfect Legal Secretary cover letter.

  • How to Improve your Legal Writing Skills

    How to Improve your Legal Writing Skills

    • 2 Aug 2023
    • ILSPA

    Working as a legal professional, whether that's as a Legal PA, Legal Secretary, or Lawyer, will require you to have an excellent legal writing technique - in this article we'll cover the top tips and strategies to help improve your writing skills.

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    Voices of Law: Interview with Sue Kukadia - Partner at Mazars

    • 25 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    We recently had the opportunity to interview Sue Kukadia - Partner at Mazars. In this interview, Sue shares insights from her career to date, alongside advice on how to identify an inclusive employer as a disabled candidate.

  • Paralegal jobs

    Are you a Paralegal?

    • 20 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier & Amanda Hamilton

    Are you conducting a Paralegal job without realising it? How can you find out if you are in fact a Paralegal? Discover our Paralegal advice, to discover whether you should be acclaimed as a Paralegal.

  • How to Choose a Legal Practice Area

    • 20 Jul 2023
    • Evie Courtier

    In this career guide, we give some top tips on how to select a legal practice area as an aspiring solicitor. Discover your first Solicitor job role at TotallyLegal.

  • 5 Key Attributes of a Legal PA

    • 19 Jan 2023
    • Megan James ILSPA | Evie Courtier

    The attributes required to excel as a Legal PA. Learn how to boost your Legal PA career, with the aid of the ILSPA.

  • The Ins and Outs of Job Resignation

    • 14 Dec 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    How to resign from a job: your guide on how to professionally and politely hand in your notice from your latest legal role.

  • What Does an Employment Paralegal Do?

    • 14 Nov 2022
    • Evie Courtier

    An outline of an Employment Paralegal's job role, from the employment practice area to salary.

  • 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)

  • 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 to Do With Multiple Job Offers

    • 3 Sep 2021
    • Austen Lloyd

    In this guest article, specialist legal recruitment consultancy Austen Lloyd offer expert advice on what action to take when you have been offered more than one job.

  • The Art of Concentration

    • 23 Jun 2021
    • ILSPA

    In their latest guest post for the TotallyLegal blog, the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs provides top tips and expert advice on how to stay concentrated on your workload.