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Trials and tribulations of Britain’s justice secretary

24th January 2017

Whilst it may not be quite the same as the legal jobs in central London you can find with LAW Absolute, the position of UK justice secretary is nevertheless worth learning about if you are a student or current…

The five greatest fictional lawyers

23rd January 2017

Believe it or not, many law students and those who have been working in private practice or in house law jobs for years will have been first inspired to pursue their chosen career by the world of fiction. Whilst…

Signature completes new hire in latest litigation move

16th January 2017

The latest development in a flurry of litigation personnel changes that have kicked off 2017 is the move of Simon Bushell, former Latham & Watkins London litigation chair, to the rapidly growing disputes boutique…

US growth helps Clifford Chance pay packets rise

9th January 2017

‘Magic Circle’ law firm Clifford Chance’s LLP accounts for 2015/16 have revealed that its executive pay levels increased by 7% year-on-year, which has been attributed in large part to the success of…

Three issues that will shape the legal industry in 2017

3rd January 2017

The New Year always brings with it new opportunities and challenges, and the continuity of life’s only certainty – change. This is more so the case in the legal industry than perhaps any other profession, so…

The hardest job: finding your work-life balance

13th December 2016

If you are already a member of the legal profession, or even if you are still studying, you won’t need anyone to tell you that it is perhaps not the perfect career choice for those who want to stick rigidly to…

Concerns raised over diversity levels of Supreme Court

12th December 2016

It seems that Brexit has never been far from the headlines since the result of the EU referendum in June, with the various issues surrounding the seismic change the UK is facing endlessly intriguing – and often…

Brexit legal battle looms over single market access

5th December 2016

Law firms and legal recruitment agencies in London and elsewhere will have been preparing themselves for dealing with a huge amount of Brexit-related work since the morning after the referendum of 23 June, but recent…