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  • New law and the future for law firms

    7 Dec 2017| David Boyd, Vanessa Harvey

    David Boyd, partner in Eversheds Sutherland Consulting and previous head of banking for the firm talks about the changes in the legal market and how solutions deemed ‘new law’ are becoming the future in the way legal teams work.

  • Why December’s the perfect time to job search

    4 Dec 2017

    A determined job seeker can certainly still find a new role in December – in fact, there are some very good reasons as to why now’s an ideal time to explore opportunities.

  • Your future employer will see you now…

    21 Nov 2017| Realm

    Your must-read guide to interview success

  • The importance of managing your CV

    21 Nov 2017| Realm

    Your CV defines your personal brand

  • What's the point of Baker McKenzie? (And does Paul Rawlinson have an answer?)

    16 Nov 2017| Alex Novarese

    Ever wonder what Baker McKenzie is waiting for? The firm once had a crystal clear market position as the only major commercial practice that got anywhere near being truly globalised.

  • Fieldfisher sets pace again with 20% H1 growth as it unveils more key hires

    13 Nov 2017| Tom Baker

    After a string of international office openings and staking a claim as one of the fastest growing firms in the LB100, Fieldfisher has announced a 20% rise in turnover in its half-year results for 2017/18.

  • ‘Heat Map’ of the Global Legal Market

    6 Nov 2017| Chadwick Nott

    (A must-read for any lawyer with international aspirations)

  • Multiple job offers

    30 Oct 2017

    When searching for a new role it may take a while before you find that 'perfect fit'. However in some instances you may be unaware of the extent of demand for the skills that you possess.

  • How can I conduct myself during an interview to ensure that I’ll be remembered – for the right reasons – as a unique candidate?

    24 Oct 2017| Shearman & Sterling

    How can I conduct myself during an interview to ensure that I’ll be remembered – for the right reasons – as a unique candidate?

  • When is the best time to search for a new job?

    23 Oct 2017| G2 Legal

    Alongside moving house and raising a family, changing jobs is considered one of the most stressful events in one’s life. As such, people frequently stay in jobs simply to maintain a feeling of stability, regardless of how unhappy they might be or the prospects elsewhere.

  • The Neuroscience of Decision Making Or ‘How do I know if this job is right for me?’

    20 Oct 2017| Lipson Lloyd-Jones

    Being a recruiter often requires coaching skills as we help candidates make a major life decision – changing job. So how do you make the right decision? Do you listen to your head, your heart, your gut, your partner, friend, recruiter – or all of them and feel thoroughly confused?!

  • How important is a job description in legal recruitment?

    9 Oct 2017| SSQ

    Across the in-house legal recruitment market it is very common for businesses to put together a job description (“JD”). However, this is far less common when recruiting within private practice. But how important is this for lawyers and businesses? In this article our consultant Li Ji outlines why these might come in useful. 

  • The LB100: Forex flatters market leaders but most struggle to find their form in another tough year

    29 Sep 2017

    LB100 firms weather initial Brexit turbulence but good times remain a distant memory.

  • International firms return to hiring season with multiple City and global recruits

    18 Sep 2017

    International law firms have returned from the summer break in acquisition mode, with Berwin Leighton Paisner, Bird & Bird, Taylor Wessing, Reed Smith and Pinsent Masons all hiring in London and Asia, while Sidley, Dentons and Osborne Clarke are expanding their continental European footprint.

  • ‘Heat Map’ of the Global Legal Market (A must-read for any lawyer with international aspirations)

    8 Sep 2017

    After a relatively slow 2016, things are starting to pick up in the international legal recruitment market. Below is a whistle stop tour of some of the world’s leading financial centres, which are often top of the list for relocating lawyers.

  • CV drafting

    21 Aug 2017

    People make quick judgments about who you are within the first few moments of meeting you. They do the same thing with your CV.

  • Should I Stay or Should I Go?

    2 Aug 2017| Chadwick Nott

    When The Clash released this hit in 1982 we can safely assume that the trials and tribulations of City lawyers in London were as far from their minds as possible! Nonetheless the song and its lyrics provide a surprisingly accurate representation of the thought process that most people will go through at least once in their careers.

  • The 4 letters every business should be concerned about - GDPR

    6 Jul 2017| SSQ Recruiting

    In May 2018, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into force affecting all member states of the EU. In this article our consultant Kelly Loydon highlights what GDPR is all about and what it means for businesses across Europe.

  • In a written application, how can I explain the relevance of my extracurricular university experience?

    19 Jun 2017| Norton Rose

    When submitting an application, it is important to ensure you have discussed your extracurricular involvement.