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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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    1 month 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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    4 months ago

    In House legal benefits packages top ranked

    In House lawyers are enjoying the most comprehensive benefits packages in the legal profession and are rated 2.5 times better than those offered by high street firms according to our new ranking index.

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    5 months ago

    Work life balance remains the main obstacle to partnership

    43% of lawyers turned off by the prospect of partnership cite work life balance as the main reason they are turning their back on the prospect. There is little disparity across genders.

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    5 months ago

    Legal sector needs to work harder to retain talent

    The number of lawyers who believe they could achieve partnership with their current firm has fallen 10% in 12 months according to insight produced by Douglas Scott.

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    6 months 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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    7 months 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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    9 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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    9 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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    9 months 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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