Advice for Solicitors

Tips and advice for your career

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...

Why you should think about moving to London if you are a solicitor

Many of us choose to relocate at some point in our lives for a new job. Others might have somewhere specific in mind that they would 100% like to live - all you have to do is find the right job there.We wanted to hone in on one of the most popular places...

Day in the life of an Employment Solicitor

Today, we're joined by Marie Walsh, who is a specialist employment solicitor currently working at her own practice based in central Leeds, called Consilia Legal. The practice specialises exclusively in Employment Law, Workplace Mediation, Family Law and...

5 essential skills for your Solicitor’s CV

In the legal industry, competition for jobs is fierce. In order to land your ideal role, your solicitor CV needs to stand out with strong and relevant skills. As well as sharing your experience, achievements and job history, your CV should highlight your...

How to write a CV template for a Solicitor

Regardless of whether you're moving into criminal law, corporate law or immigration law, it can be difficult to land the job you want. The first step is writing an excellent CV that stands out from the competition.Writing a CV is challenging and time...

How to prepare for your NQ interview

Congratulations on being invited to interview for an NQ position! Now it’s time to prepare. We’ve put together this 10-step guide to help get you through your NQ interview. We know you might not have had an interview in a while as you’ve been completing...

The busy Lawyer’s guide to being kind to yourself

In the busy world of being a lawyer, it’s become increasingly important to be more proactive in taking care of yourself and your mental well being. As it’s International Be Kind to Lawyers Day, and because we’re a caring bunch over here at Simply Law Jobs, we’ve...

A guide to commercial awareness

What is commercial awareness? Commercial awareness can be one of the most important skills in helping you secure a job. It has become one of the most employable attributes for jobseekers to have, and not just in the legal industry. Despite the importance...

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