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5 jobs you didn’t know you could get as a legal professional

Professionals in the legal industry today have more career options open to them than ever before. The legal market has modernised and broadened, offering lawyers a variety of options beyond private practice.Alongside its partner Lawyer Monthly, Simply Law...

3 tips for a winning law graduate cover letter

People often underestimate the importance of a good cover letter. They’ll happily spend hours crafting their CV to perfection but don’t show the same level of dedication to writing a high-quality cover letter. But this can seriously impact their chances of...

Day in the life of a trainee solicitor

Josephine Rogers is a trainee solicitor at Attwaters Jameson Hill Solicitors. Below, Josephine talks graduating, how she's found moving into a trainee solicitor role, and what other graduates can do to secure a job in law.   Why did you want to get into the law?...

Paralegal covering letter when engaging a new client

As a paralegal practitioner, offering legal services and assistance to the public in general, it’s important to ensure that you make it very clear on business cards and in respect of your marketing, that you are a paralegal and not a solicitor or...

A chat with Spencer Shaw Solicitors Director Ian Jones

Ian Jones is the Director and Principal Solicitor at Spencer Shaw Solicitors. He was also previously a Partner and Head of Litigation with larger firms, before setting up Spencer Shaw in 2007. Below, he gives us an insight into his career and how he made it to this...

Simply Law Jobs announces Lawyer Monthly as exciting new partner

Simply Law Jobs is very pleased to announce its brand new partnership with leading legal publication Lawyer Monthly to provide legal jobs, news and opinions to its readers. The exclusive partnership will see Simply Law Jobs featuring on Lawyer Monthly’s...

Life as a solicitor

Carol-Anne Baker is a Consultant Solicitor who has worked for Bridge Law Solicitors over the past two years. Below, she provides us an insight into her career and how she got there:   Tell us a bit about the company and what you do there The firm is quite a newly...

Average criminal lawyer salary in the UK

The salary of a criminal lawyer in the UK can vary based on a range of factors such as experience, specialisations and especially by region. This article outlines the average UK salary, region by region, as well as giving a brief insight into how to become...

What is the law conversion course?

Have you completed a non-law degree but are now interested in moving in to the law? There is an option for you to do this, through completing a conversion course.   Does it matter if your first degree is a law degree or not? No. All that matters is that you get...

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