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    2 weeks ago

    Heat map - hottest and coldest interview slots

    Didn't secure that dream legal job? New insight reveals it might just have been down to the luck of the draw. Check out our heat map for the hottest days and times for legal job interviews.

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    1 month ago

    1000th interview up

    Douglas Scott's 1000th interview of the year took place on April 12th, 4 days later than in 2016. Our first 1000 interviews of 2017 generated 196 job offers compared to 181 in 2016. In 2016 the Douglas team acted on 5,001 job...

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    2 months 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 months 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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    Blog All blogs

    2 weeks ago

    How to use technology to keep fit

    One of the biggest risks to health is a sedentary lifestyle. Legal professionals can spend hours at a time seated at their desks. Luckily, there are several ways of using technology to get fit.

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    1 month ago

    Which region has the x factor for relocates?

    57% of legal professionals would up sticks and take a job in another region according to our survey. So which regions might have the x factor for the foot lose and fancy free Solicitor or Legal Executive?

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    1 month ago

    5 TV shows you should really catch up on

    If you have have exhausted your pipeline of box sets and are in desperate need of some inspiration you are in luck. Here's 5 shows that come highly recommended by the Douglas Scott team.

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    2 months ago

    Max out salary in the first 10 years of a legal career

    Lawyers with 5 years or less experience are nimbler than their experienced colleagues. Well timed job moves can help maximise take home pay in the first 10 years of a legal career.

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    Interviews All stories

    3 days ago

    Change management - Brad Duncan, Head of Legal and Compliance at the Carbon Trust

    We caught up with Brad Duncan who kindly provided some insight into his current role and professional and personal motivators.

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    1 month ago

    Magic move for Allen & Overy Associate?

    In the summer of 2015 David Varnham, Senior Associate in the banking team at Allen & Overy LLP in the City of London, contacted us to help him find a new home for his talents in Birmingham.

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    2 months ago

    Up for the challenge. Metro Bank's Sally-Ann James

    Sally-Ann James was recently named Banking's InHouse Individual of the Year by the Legal 500. Sally-Ann talks about her career and has some advice for ambitious lawyers.

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    3 months 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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    Feedback

    “Hi Dean, I would like to thank you for this opportunity that has been handed to me.  I am really excited about the role that has been offered to me in their new Fast Track department. Without your involvement this opportunity would not have arisen to me.  You kept me informed…

    Angie Stollery (Candidate)

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