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Flexible hours and the legal profession

Flexible working within the legal sector has been a well covered topic within the industry, particularly over the last year or so. According to the Law Gazette, lawyers are the second most stressed professionals in the country, with work:life balance, or a...

Average salary for law professionals in 2019

The average salary for law professionals puts it as one of the top 5 best-paid positions in the UK. New statistics from the ONS show that the average salary (full-time, based on men and women) averages currently at £74,701 beating medical practitioners,...

Why is everyone watching webinars?

What benefits can webinars offer you for your career development?Webinars offer the very same advantages online classes do, namely the ability to reach dozens or hundreds of people all around the world, with additional advantages included as well. More...

Top technology for legal assistants

A legal secretary role is primarily computer-based - therefore the ability to use technology to improve efficiency for the job is essential. It is expected that they will have skills including fast typing, an understanding of commonly used computer...

The first step towards paralegal qualification and training

You may have thought, perhaps even from a very early age, that working in the legal services sector is something you would like to do. Perhaps you knew someone who worked as a paralegal and found the job interesting. But perhaps your academic record at...

New Year, new career?

As 2020 fast approaches, is your new year’s resolution to tackle a new challenge in a fresh legal role?  In a recent survey we ran with jobseekers in the legal profession: 79% told us they will be looking for a new job in 202077% told us they will be...

Can I work in law without going to law school?

There are so many avenues of law you can work in, and it’s very much the case that you do not have to go law school to become a ‘legal professional’ and work in law.In partnership with Lawyer Monthly, Simply Law Jobs hears from experts at Augusta Ventures,...

Interview questions for lawyers

As the job market continues to improve, many senior lawyers are considering moving jobs, after spending years at the same firm. This isn’t to say that a more experienced lawyer is better equipped for an interview though - in fact, it may have been years...

The 5 best ways to get started in law

The law is not something we have to go actively looking for – it governs our daily lives. Thus, those interested in the subject can use a variety of tactics to become more familiar with it.In partnership with Lawyer Monthly, Simply Law Jobs hears from John...

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