Skip to main content

Search articles in News

Found 88 articles

  • Legal marketers: how to secure the pay rise you deserve

    • 13 Oct 2014
    • Anthem Consulting

    When looking for a new role, one of the top two reasons for leaving is financially motivated, which is understandable given the high cost of living and the long hours often required in the legal sector.

  • What every legal graduate should be doing to move seamlessly from the Legal classroom to the Legal workplace

    • 9 Sep 2014
    • Anna Simmonds, International Family Law Group LLP

    Although law school may provide students with many useful skills and the foundations of legal knowledge, there is rarely much focus on what life as a practising lawyer is like or how varied a legal career can be.

  • Why be a locum in legal?

    • 3 Sep 2014
    • eNL Legal

    With the legal market showing further signs of improvement and a big shift in the property market firms across the country are, once again, turning to locums to provide interim support in all areas of law, particularly residential property

  • Overcoming the Hurdles on the Way to Partner

    • 27 Aug 2014
    • Shamim Ibrahim, Ansham White Solicitors

    Shamim is a Solicitor / Partner at Ansham White Solicitors. She qualified as a solicitor of England and Wales in 2001 and has since worked in various areas of law including Business Immigration, Human Rights, Family and now Private Client. In 2011 she set up her own law practice with her co-founding Partner.

  • Legal hiring continues to grow as expansion plans take off

    • 26 Aug 2014
    • Laurence Simons

    Average legal department grows headcount by a third in past year, with 65% expecting further expansion by 2016...

  • Key challenges facing employment lawyers

    • 21 Aug 2014
    • Natalie Saunders

    Natalie qualified at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, specialising in employment law and share incentives. Following this, she founded Pharos Legal, which was shortlisted in the niche firm of the year category at the 2013 Yorkshire Lawyer Awards.

  • Top 10 ways to market your Legal self

    • 20 Aug 2014
    • Mark Harris, Morgan Hunt

    When you’re looking for a job, even if your own natural inclination is to be modest, there’s no place for it in the jobs market.

  • What the UAE has to offer legal job seekers

    • 13 Aug 2014
    • Ben Cockram and TotallyLegal

    Over the past eight years legal jobs in the Middle East – and specifically Dubai and Abu Dhabi – have seen a meteoric rise, a crushing fall, and the hiring market is now in a period of successful, measured revival.

  • Flexible working rights for all - even lawyers?

    • 5 Aug 2014
    • David Harris, Carbon Law Partners

    In the UK employees now have a legal right to make a request for flexible working hours. The right which previously was reserved for carers and parents with children under the age of 16. The question is, how will this affect lawyers and in practice, will they have access to this right?

  • Record rise in starting salaries for permanent legal roles

    • 4 Aug 2014
    • TotallyLegal

    The demand for permanent professionals has superseded the availability of candidates as a result of which firms and companies are raising the bar for starting salaries. According to the latest KPMG/REC report on the job market, average starting salaries for permanent staff reached a 17 year high last month.

  • Grand Cayman: more registered businesses than lawyers

    • 1 Aug 2014
    • Nikeeta Beri

    The Cayman Islands are an overseas British territory consisting of three islands; Grand Cayman, and its two sister islands, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman. They are located in the stunning Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba and northwest of Jamaica. Cayman is world famous for its offshore financial institutions and law firms.

  • Balancing the scales of client retention - client acquisition in legal

    • 31 Jul 2014
    • Vincent Denham

    In a market driven environment, the focus is on growing the business by increasing market share in the existing market for services. In a client focused world the concentration is on client retention.

  • Flexible Legal Jobs

    Why UK Law firms need to get on board with Flexi time

    • 25 Jul 2014
    • Kath Riley, Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment

    Find out the benefits of flexi-working and why companies should consider homeworking legal jobs and offering flexible working for roles in the legal sectors.

  • Changes in UK holiday pay could prove costly for businesses

    • 24 Jul 2014

    Businesses are facing the risk of significant additional costs – potentially billions of pounds – and a threat to their very existence from tribunal cases challenging the normal calculation of holiday pay under the Working Time Regulations (WTR). That’s according to the CBI, the UK’s biggest business group.

  • In-house and private practice markets gaining pace

    • 23 Jul 2014
    • Marc Tobias & Iain Johnson, DMJ Recruitment

    Musical chairs in legal – both the in-house and private practice markets are picking up

  • The impact of Property and Conveyancing Law on the job market

    • 16 Jul 2014
    • Jessica Higham, Sellick Partnership

    People naturally want what is best for them, but what impact is the stampede for housing having on the conveyancing market?

  • What to remember when looking for a new role

    • 14 Jul 2014
    • Frosso Miltiadou & Simone Timcke, Anthem Consulting

    We all know that looking for a new role can be time consuming and at times frustrating. However, if you follow these top tips you can manage the job search efficiently and effectively.

  • Legal 'Hiring Intentions' revealed in new report by Robert Walters

    • 9 Jul 2014

    Boost for legal profession as employers commit to permanent hiring

  • The rise of the sign-on bonus in legal

    • 7 Jul 2014
    • Marc Tobias, DMJ Recruitment

    Firms are employing bonuses in a number of ways: to help sway a candidate’s decision between multiple offers; act as a bridge until salary bandings are increased; or even to cover a bonus they would have been entitled to had they stayed put.

  • "Big Data" and Data Privacy / Protection Law

    • 3 Jul 2014
    • Jamie Krisman

    The London Technology Week gives opportunity to showcase London’s role as the digital capital of Europe. Throughout the week there are a number of events to bring together the best and brightest tech professionals to share brilliant new ideas. One of these ideas is to assess how “Big Data” is transforming British business.