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Tips you need for your 2020 job search

Tips you need for your 2020 job search

Taking into account the competitive nature of the legal industry, it is wise to equip yourself as best as you can before starting your search for a new career in law.Changing jobs is a big decision, so before you jump in to it, decide on the reasons why...

What role will paralegals play in the future of legal services?

What role will paralegals play in the future of legal services?

As the services of a talented solicitor or barrister sky-rocket, and a reduction in legal aid continues, fewer consumers are finding that they cannot afford costly legal services. They are searching for an alternative.Paralegals are emerging as that...

Flexible hours and the legal profession

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

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?

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

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

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?

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...

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