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What it’s like to work as a serious fraud lawyer

Shahid, as a Director of DPP Business & Tax and DPP Law Ltd, is a specialist lawyer in Serious Fraud cases and over the years has acted for a number of high profile individuals in defending them against the most serious of high-value fraud charges and...

What is the Legal Practice Course (LPC)?

If your dream is to become an accomplished solicitor, you’ll need to tackle the unavoidable Legal Practice Course (LPC) once you’ve completed university. The LPC is a key element of vocational training to become a solicitor. It is an intense and costly route toward...

ILSPA’s Next Legal Secretaries Diploma Evening Class

Our partner, The Institute of Legal Secretaries and PAs (ILSPA), has released the next date for its Legal Secretaries Diploma Evening Class. Read on to find out more:     Date: Thursday 12th September 2019   Time: 6.30pm – 9.30pm   Duration: 14...

5 ways to make a great first impression at your interview

First impressions matter – particularly at a job interview.When prepping for your law interview, your focus is likely on the tough questions you might face during your sit-down with the potential employer, the thorough responses you want to give, and the...

Effective job hunting tips for your search

Are you searching for a new job? We wouldn’t be surprised, since 79% of professionals in the legal industry told us they would be in 2019.  We all know that a job search can be frustrating - but we do it for the end goal. To land the dream job we've always...

The highest paying jobs in the legal industry

Simply Law Jobs has revealed the top 10 highest paying jobs in the UK law industry in 2018. The niche legal job board released the figures recently in its 2017-18 annual report, alongside data surrounding jobseekers in the industry. The report includes job...

Essential legal skills: why the written word matters

The importance of writing and drafting skills for lawyers should not be underestimated - mastered correctly, writing is a skill that will help you succeed in your legal career. A strong written ability is an essential skill for all lawyers, including legal...

Spotlight: the law firms who are hiring in Manchester

Considering a career move to Manchester? We’re not surprised, since the city continues to be known as the “main hub of commercial activity” in the North West, as well as an “attractive place to do business”, according to the authors of the Legal 500 report...

Partner job description

A partner is a lawyer who is promoted within a firm to partnership level. This person will have ideally clocked up at least 6 years’ experience and will either become equity or non-equity partners. Equity partners have an ownership stake in the firm and...

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