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Practice areas most affected by coronavirus outbreak

Practice areas most affected by coronavirus outbreak

A report earlier this week from Legal Cheek has outlined which legal practices have suffered the most, and the least during the outbreak of coronavirus. Below, we outline the results of the report:    One thing is clear, the shock of this pandemic on the legal...

MPs call on government to support those locked out of Covid-19

MPs call on government to support those locked out of Covid-19

The Law Society and Bar Council have called upon the government to action a report from MPs that would support lawyers who missed out on the coronavirus support schemes.   According to Legal Futures, the Treasury select committee found over a million people have...

Who are the key workers in the legal industry?

Who are the key workers in the legal industry?

The government has acknowledged that it is vital to keep the justice system running throughout Covid-19.   Below, we take a look at those who have been labelled key workers, who will be essential to running the justice system, announced by the Law Society.  ...

Occupational gender differences in the legal industry

Occupational gender differences in the legal industry

In January, we released our 2018-19 annual report, which brought about some interesting findings about professionals in the legal industry.The report included insights relevant to the legal industry - for example, salary information, insights into your job...

The highest paying jobs in the legal industry

The highest paying jobs in the legal industry

Simply Law Jobs has released its latest annual report, and are happy to reveal the top 10 highest paying legal jobs in 2019.We have collected data from jobs posted in 2019 by recruiters, to identify the average salary for specific roles within the legal industry.The...

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...

Employment in the legal industry

Employment in the legal industry

The legal industry is ever changing, resulting in the creation of new roles, the adoption of different practices and new niches, particularly regarding technology and online crime.This article looks at how the sector has changed in recent years and how it...

Pupil barrister pay rises of up to 50% come into force

Pupil barrister pay rises of up to 50% come into force

Increases to pupillage awards across England and Wales will came into effect yesterday, with some rookie barristers set for a 50% boost in earnings.According to The Legal Cheek, The Bar Standards Board (BSB) revealed last summer that financial awards for...

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