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The legal and recruitment sectors are constantly evolving, we want to make sure you are kept up to date on the latest news and updates that could impact your career and how you manage it.

Check out our blog regularly for the latest updates on what's happening in the sector.

An Exodus of Top-Tier Australian Talent Overseas
Global talent shortages for Corporate, Banking & Finance, TMT, Project Finance and Construction Lawyers have led firms, both in the UK and the US, to start headhunting their good friends Down Under as they become increasingly appealing and in demand in the current unprecedented legal circumstances.
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Written by William Whiteside Lopez
16th May 2022
Recruitment Marketing for Law Firms
Medium to large-sized law firms are likely to have a stand-alone recruitment strategy as well as one for marketing. These strategies will fall in line with budgets as well as spend and growth targets. In some cases, especially at larger firms, the addition of recruitment marketing will feature as a fundamental tool for hiring the best talent, with a dedicated team assigned to its fulfilment.
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Written by Lucy Hollox
25th April 2022
The Legal Market in West Yorkshire
All legal markets are different and offer different challenges. The West Yorkshire legal market is very positive right now, with a great mix of clients including local, national and international law firms.
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Written by Tom Crea
19th April 2022
The Legal Market in New York
New York is home to over 175,000 Attorneys and the legal market generates over $430B on an annual basis. However, over the past 2 years the legal market in New York has seen a dramatic shift. The extensive working hours, intense office culture and lack of flexibility had Associates and Partners alike working their fingers to the bone to hit deadlines and achieve bonus targets, with what appeared to be no end in sight. While the pandemic brought uncertainty in both professional and personal aspects of day-to-day life, it seems to have sown the seeds of the future landscape of a legal office. While many law firms were forced to close offices, cancel client meetings and transition to remote working during the pandemic, a shift in the power that Associates hold was seen across legal markets all around the world.
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Written by Matthew Dixon
11th April 2022
The Great Resignation in the UK
Over the past year there has been a dramatic increase in the resignation of employees. This is due to burnout and a change in priorities for the workers of our country following the COVID-19 pandemic, with a greater value being placed on work-life balance. This has led to The Great Resignation in the UK as well as many other countries around the world, in which almost a quarter of UK workers are considering a change of career in 2022, creating an increase in firm vacancies.
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Written by Kean Smith
21st March 2022
Can a 4-Day Working Week be Successful for Lawyers
Currently, a 4-day working week is being piloted across the UK to measure if employees can operate with increased productivity when working 20% less time. There has been much debate surrounding the benefits of a shorter working week in the UK. However, it appears more businesses are now willing to consider this option. Despite this, we are yet to see whether this can work in all industries.
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Written by Harriett Tyler
28th February 2022
A Room with a View - The Future of the In-House Lawyer
Since the beginning of the UK lockdowns back in March 2020, the legal market has been in upheaval. From the initial uncertainly in the earlier months, to a now rebounded and booming industry, it seems there is no end in sight for the demand for Solicitors across private practice, but what does that mean for the in-house sector? Especially for those who want to move into it!
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Written by Tamara Chorokhova
14th February 2022
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