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    2 weeks ago

    Female lawyers, you're having a laugh!

    Three quarters of all female legal professionals are happy in their jobs compared to 60% of their male counterparts. That’s according to a survey of 3,000 legal sector respondents carried out by Douglas Scott.

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    3 weeks ago

    Pro-Brexit lawyers stick to their principles

    9 out of 10 lawyers who voted for Brexit would do the same given the opportunity. 22% of 1,300 legal professionals surveyed voted in favour of leaving the European Union in June 2016.

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    1 month ago

    Ambition driving legal moves as confidence in the sector holds firm

    Job security and redundancy driven decisions have hit a 3-year low, falling from 15% in 2015 to just 10% in 2017. Money is still on the table but it is not a primary motivator.

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    2 months ago

    Trainee Solicitor Salaries Slipping

    35% of all Trainee Solicitors are being paid below Law Society recommended levels according to research carried out by leading legal recruiter Douglas Scott. 12 months ago 31% were being paid under the threshold.

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    Blog All blogs

    3 weeks ago

    Essential house move crib sheet for NQ Solicitors.

    January, February and March is a time when many Trainee Solicitors start to browse legal jobs but it's also a peak period for rented accommodation searches and availability.

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    1 month ago

    10 magic iPhone tools and apps for busy legal professionals

    Douglas Scott's resident iSheep Jon Paul Hanrahan looks at 10 iPhone tools and apps that will make your home and work life that little bit easier.

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    2 months ago

    Find your A game this February

    Been under a cloud in January? Recruitment Consultant Rachel Marshall offers five tips to help ambitious legal professionals finally ditch the winter blues and find their A game this February.

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    2 months ago

    Tech for lawyers: time to ditch the 6?

    Beyond vanity are there any other reasons legal professionals should be ditching the 6 in favour of a mobile phone that can cost up to £1,000 of your hard earned cash?

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    Interviews All stories

    3 weeks ago

    Modern Family. An interview with JLD Chair Bryan Scant.

    College of Law graduate and Family Solicitor Bryan is Chair of the Junior Lawyers Division of the Law Society of England Wales which represents the views of  75,000+ members

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    2 months ago

    Best foot forward for 2017's Happiest Person in Legal

    Meet Zara Okereafor, a Senior Paralegal working in the Commercial Litigation department of Stewart's Law and 2017's Happiest Person in Legal.

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    6 months ago

    Leanne Makinson - the full Monty

    Leanne Makinson is the Recruitment Manager for Beaumont Legal. She is also one of the most enthusiastic brand advocates we have ever encountered in legal. Every business needs one, or two...

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    7 months ago

    More accident than design

    From a family of lawyers there was always a chance Barrister Margaret McDonald would make it in legal but if law hadn't have got her then she would have quite fancied becoming the next Sarah Beeny.

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    Feedback

    “My consultant is a highly professional and dedicated Consultant. She is very supportive, understanding of candidate’s interests and is available whenever you need her. Her assistance exceeded my expectations as a candidate and I would recommend her to anyone interested in a role in the Middle East.  ”

    Yosr Hussein Hamza, Candidate

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