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  • Interested in qualifying as a US Attorney?

    8 Nov 2018

    Meet your BARBRI classroom facilitator in Dublin.

  • The Modern Workplace

    5 Oct 2018| Browns Legal Associates

    Work is a central part of our lives… after all, on average we spend 90,000 hours at work during our lifetime.

  • The future is female – women lawyers outnumber men in UK as the in-house boom continues

    24 Sep 2018| Tom Baker

    The number of working female solicitors in England and Wales has exceeded men for the first time according to new figures.

  • Revolving Doors: Summer recruitment round ends with Global 100 firms hiring in the City and Asia

    20 Sep 2018| Thomas Alan

    The summer holiday recruitment round officially finished last week, with DLA Piper and Pinsent Masons making significant moves in London, while Eversheds Sutherland  and Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan continued the recent wave of Asia hires with additions to their IP and litigation offerings respectively.

  • Act early to engage with Brexit uncertainty

    17 Sep 2018| David Boyd, Richard Hill

    You only need to dip into the news each day to appreciate that there remains an enormous amount of uncertainty around almost every aspect of Brexit.

  • Generation Z: new challenges in a multigenerational law firm

    13 Sep 2018| Jon Needham, Chadwick Nott

    Over the last decade we’ve seen the advent of the ABS, the non-equity partnership model, the PLC and the virtual law firm. Whilst representative of a shift away from “traditional” law firm structures, these instances are still the exception rather than the rule.

  • Negotiating the best starting salary

    10 Sep 2018

    Understandably, many people find discussing salaries uncomfortable and embarrassing during an interview. However, most interviewers expect some bartering and, if it motivates you to put more into the job, it is worthwhile for both the applicant and the employer.

  • Have what it takes to move in-house? Being an in-house lawyer is more than you think.

    5 Sep 2018| David Cartwright, Chadwick Nott

    Chadwick Nott sat down with Simon Villanueva of Volvo Group UK to talk all things in-house. Simon is the Legal Director at Volvo Group UK, Ireland, and Benelux. He is responsible for delivering compliance and managing legal risk. This is what we learned.

  • Revolving Doors: McDermott leads busy City recruitment round as in-house and international hires dominate

    30 Aug 2018| Thomas Alan

    City laterals were active last week in a bolstered global recruitment round, as McDermot Will & Emery was joined by Capsticks and Bates Wells Braithwaite (BWB) in making London plays.

  • Make The Move!

    23 Aug 2018| Vanessa Harvey, Recruitment Manager

    Why Lawyers Want To Move In-House

  • Linklaters and A&O join Magic Circle peers in associate salary race to attract US talent

    26 Jul 2018

    Linklaters and Allen & Overy (A&O) have joined Magic Circle peers Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Clifford Chance to hike associate salaries in the US as competition to recruit top-flight lawyers heats up.

  • 6 essential steps to success as a NQ solicitor at a new firm

    23 Jul 2018| Realm

    You’ve made it! Six years of hard work have paid off and you’re finally fully-qualified.

  • How to play the interview game

    11 Jul 2018| IDEX Consulting

    Knowing how to play the interview game will help you land your perfect role

  • Revolving Doors: City laterals pick up pace as Baker McKenzie and DWF make moves while Reed Smith expands in the US

    25 Jun 2018| Thomas Alan

    City recruitment kept pace last week as a trio of firms made City hires, led by Baker McKenzie’s corporate hire from Clifford Chance, while Reed Smith made big plays in the US.

  • Relocation, relocation, relocation

    7 Jun 2018| Realm

    City lawyers are realising the appeal of Northern Powerhouse cities like Manchester, Birmingham and Leeds and packing in the rat-race for a more attractive work-life balance.

  • Fly like an Eagle: Barclays joins raft of firms with City law-tech incubator launch

    21 May 2018| Hamish McNicol

    Banking giant Barclays is joining the trio of law firms which have already introduced forms of legal technology incubators by launching its own space for the rapidly-growing UK legal start-up market, which received about £16m of investment in the 18 months from 2016.

  • 5 top tips for trainee solicitors

    10 May 2018| Realm

    5 tips that will help you make your time as a trainee as valuable and enjoyable as possible

  • Partner promotions: women make up nearly half of reduced Simmons promotion round

    30 Apr 2018| Thomas Alan

    Simmons & Simmons has promoted four women to partner as part of a reduced round of just nine partner promotions globally, with London promotions also dropping this year.

  • DLA loses three real estate partners to McDermott in wake of 50-lawyer exodus

    26 Apr 2018| Hamish McNicol

    McDermott Will & Emery is darkening DLA Piper’s door once more, with the hiring of another three partners, shortly after bringing in 20 partners from the firm’s US offices.

  • Revolving doors: Magic Circle provides talent as UK players strengthen at home and abroad

    19 Apr 2018

    Last week saw the notable hires of highly experienced partners by rival firms in the UK, with the magic circle providing the source for some of the most high-profile acquisitions.