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    4 months ago

    Work life balance breakthrough?

    17% of legal professionals work flexible hours, research we have carried out into the battle for work-life balance suggests there is an easier win to be had by tackling another element of the benefits package.

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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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    7 months 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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    8 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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    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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    11 months 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 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

    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

    Majority of legal professionals against Brexit

    57% of legal professionals want the UK to stay in the European Union and 35% are in favour of Brexit according to a poll undertaken by Douglas Scott

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    1 year ago

    Which is the legal sector's most transient talent pool?

    We got granular with the data we crunched when producing the Salary & Benefits Benchmarker pinpointing the most transient practice areas and job functions.

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    Feedback

    “Douglas Scott provide an excellent, very friendly, personable and professional service. They know their sector well. ”

    Jo Savage, Solicitor and Head of Governance at Croftons Solicitors

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