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    3 weeks ago

    Rage against the Machines

    The legal sector is embracing technology like never before and in such a short space of time and it has been progressing at a phenomenal rate, especially AI.

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    1 month ago

    Manchester’s Finest

    Craig Heywood, managing consultant here at Douglas Scott, is dusting off his dinner jacket after being named a finalist in JCI Manchester’s Young Talent Awards (MYTAs).

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    2 months ago

    Time is ticking for young lawyers to get on the property ladder

    A recent report published by the Resolution Foundation contains some tough reading for millennials.

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    4 months ago

    Top 5 law firms surge in value

    You would be sitting on a tidy profit if you had bought shares in listed top 50 UK law firm Gateley last year. 12 months ago, shares were trading at 120p and at the beginning of June this year Gateley hit 195p.

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    Blog All blogs

    17 hours ago

    Craig crowned MYTA’s Talent & Recruiter of Year

    Last night the team dusted of their suits and gowns to show support for our Managing Consultant, Craig Heywood, at the Manchester Young Talent Awards 2017.

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    3 weeks ago

    More lawyers are working longer days than ever before – but are they happy?

    Last week we published our Longest Day research – by analysing the number of extra-contractual hours worked by legal professionals.

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    3 weeks ago

    Lessons from The Apprentice: how to nail your upcoming interview

    Want to know how to nail your upcoming interview? You're in the right place

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    2 months ago

    Tick tock

    We made our first 2018 placement in June and now have a number of January, February and March start dates lined up for candidates.

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    Interviews All stories

    3 weeks ago

    Meet David Doherty

    Find out more about our specialist Legal IT recruiter David Doherty who works as a Managing Consultant here at Douglas Scott!

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    3 weeks ago

    Jonathan Patterson, MD and Head of Development at DWF Ventures

    Disrupt to progress. How Jonathan's work at DWF Ventures is both pioneering and transformative

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    2 months ago

    Imran Kali, General Counsel at SmartFocus

    Imran Kali is the General Counsel for SmartFocus, a multinational technology company providing a variety of products and services to businesses.

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    3 months ago

    Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF, Vikki Woodfine

    Vikki is Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF and specialises in health and safety defence work and road transport law.

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    Feedback

    “Just a quick note to express my gratitude to my consultant for the excellent service he has provided. Every call and email has been promptly returned and I have been kept well informed at all times. He has managed to find me a very good position in an incredibly short space…

    Oliver Cardenes, Candidate

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