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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

    Change management - Brad Duncan, Head of Legal and Compliance at the Carbon Trust

    We caught up with Brad Duncan who kindly provided some insight into his current role and professional and personal motivators.

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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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    8 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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    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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    8 months ago

    6 super smelling perfumes on the cards for Mother's Day

    Need some Mother's Day inspiration? The Douglas Scott team name some of their favourite fragrances, find out what they say and what you are going to pay.

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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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    10 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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    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

    £20m letting agent fee bonus

    76,000 lawyers will be financially better off next year, when the government finally gets around to banning letting agent’s fees. They stand to benefit from savings totalling over £20.3m.

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