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    1 month ago

    The Golden Touch

    We’re not ones to brag, but we’re giving ourselves a pat on the back - following a lengthy and thorough process, our Investors in People Gold accreditation has been renewed!

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    1 month ago

    Job security returns to legal profession

    The number of lawyers concerned about their job security has dropped to a 5 year low according to research undertaken by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment.

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    1 month ago

    Proud mum?... Check!

    It’s International Day of Happiness and we are certainly in high spirits in the Douglas Scott office today. Last night our MD Kathryn Riley won Business Woman of the Year at the English Women’s Awards- North 2018!

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    1 month ago

    Representation in a Chaotic Costs Market

    Legal Costs specialist Luke Whatmough speaks about the divisive and dramatic changes altering the course of practice across the sector.

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    1 month ago

    Congratulations Kathryn!

    A huge congratulations to our managing director, Kathryn Riley, who has been shortlisted in the inaugural English Women’s Awards – North in the Business Woman of the Year category.

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    6 months 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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    6 months 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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    7 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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    9 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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    9 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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    10 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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    11 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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