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  • How Lawyers Rely on Their Secretaries
    Legal Secretaries are there to assist Lawyers with their workload. They are an integral part of a team of legal professionals and work hard to ensure that a firm can run smoothly and efficiently.
  • If you’ve succumbed to any of the following CV blunders, it may be time to speak to a professional.
  • After applying for a position in a law firm in the UK, one of the first challenges you'll be faced with are the various psychometric tests used by legal firms and graduate employers.
  • If you’re interested in becoming a Litigation Legal Secretary, read on and find out exactly what the job involves. The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs offer a Legal Secretaries Diploma, which covers Civil Litigation and much more.
  • Lawyers can no longer rely on their academic achievements to secure themselves a role at a leading firm. Instead they need to demonstrate they can achieve long term success in a modern workplace.
  • New Year, New Job? If you want to start your career as a Legal Secretary the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA) are here to help.
  • Career progression can be easy to achieve if you put your mind to it and have the right attitude. You need to ensure you stand out from the crowd and are recognised for your worth.
  • It takes 3 minutes to complete our salary survey and we'll send you the results so you can find out what you're worth.
  • 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...
  • Today’s job marketplace is incredibly competitive and law firms face two very distinct challenges: how to find the best legal professionals people to come and work for them and how to keep the talent they already have.
  • 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...
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  • Google is great, really it is. No matter what you are searching for you will find the information you need. When it comes to careers advice, Google seems to be in its element with a gazillion articles offering a wealth of guidance on how to land your perfect job and such like.
  • This article is aimed at female lawyers who would like to be partners, and details: key questions you should ask yourself when considering your career goals, as well as a three-step path to making partner
  • Follow our 3 simple tips to optimise the personal statement on your law CV and make sure yours ends up in the 'yes' pile.
  • A professional CV can make you 31% more likely to land an interview and 40% more likely to land a job. Get a professional CV review from TopCV today, entirely free of charge.
  • Considering a career as a Legal Secretary? Use this handy guide from the Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs to find out which transferable skills you may already have.
  • ILSPA provide you with some top tips, strategies and techniques to help improve your legal writing skills.
  • Chelsey Newsom, manager and specialist legal recruiter at Sellick Partnership provides the inside scoop on how to make recruitment consultants love your CV.