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    10 months 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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    10 months 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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    11 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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    1 year 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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    1 year ago

    The 2 Nebuchadnezzar Challenge

    No, it's not an update on the latest English football team night out. For the 2nd year on the trot the Douglas Scott team rolled their sleeves and donated blood in the run up to Halloween.

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    1 year ago

    The cheats guide to Judicial Review

    The Brexit appeal is due to be heard in the Supreme Court on the 5th December. If you aren't entirely sure what is going on here's an opportunity to score some points in the pub after work or over coffee in Costa.

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    1 year ago

    The unstoppable force meets the immovable object?

    Brad's UK legal team is headed up by a Solicitor who is also known as "The Rottweiler", Angela's by a Senior Partner who has the ear of the establishment

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    1 year ago

    The Generation Game

    Older lawyers are enjoying up to 10 times more flexibility than younger legal professionals according to research carried out by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment. 10% of lawyers aged 55 and over worked in some part from home

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    1 year ago

    Bank holiday fraud warning for Conveyancers

    “Friday afternoon fraud” is on the increase with £85m being stolen in the last 18 months. Solicitors and Property Lawyers should be diligent this August bank holiday.

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    1 year ago

    Lawyers finally come clean about why they got into law.

    Go on, admit it, you got into law for the cash. A bit of the high life. The cars, designer accessories, pugs, G5. That's how you wanna roll. So which jobs are paying enough?

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    1 year ago

    So which way did the legal profession vote?

    Although 57% of respondents told us they wanted the UK to stay in the European Union there were a number of parallels with the referendum that took place on Thursday 23rd June.

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    1 year ago

    Employment Lawyers could benefit from Brexit decision

    Having got intoxicated on the fumes of democracy I wonder if the rest of the country woke up this morning and like me thought, oh no what have we done?

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