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Chambers not adapting to changing legal landscape

26th October 2015

A recent report from the Bar Standards Board has highlighted that despite the legal landscape altering, most chambers are not creating new business plans to adapt to these changes. Those working in solicitor jobs…

Two women win landmark divorce ruling

19th October 2015

Two women have won their divorce settlements in a landmark Supreme Court ruling and this could change future cases from now on. Alison Sharland and Varsha Gohil won an appeal to get more money in their divorce…

The best law movies and TV series

13th October 2015

Legal drama shows have been a staple of television for years, and there have also been a whole host of hugely popular movies based in the courtroom. Here we give our verdict on the best law movies and TV series…

Fixed costs could be introduced in commercial court cases

12th October 2015

The judge in charge of the Commercial Court in the UK has recently stated that he thinks commercial litigation is heading towards fixed costs. In a move that could affect lawyer professions and jobs in the future,…

Bad workplace habits that could be damaging your legal career

6th October 2015

If you are a lawyer and are wondering why you have not been promoted whilst other colleagues with similar levels of experience continue to climb the ladder, then there may be some things that you are doing that are…

Consumer right to 30-day refund becomes law

5th October 2015

A longer 30-day refund right has now become law as part of the new Consumer Rights Act that has recently been implemented. Those working in solicitor jobs and roles in London and across the UK now need to be aware…

How to impress in a face-to-face interview

28th September 2015

Despite the advancements in technology and social media such as Skype, the traditional face-to-face interview is still the most common way employers conduct interviews. Face-to-face interviews are also more…

City law firms concerned at proposed changes to solicitor training

21st September 2015

Concerns have been raised by city law firms about planned changes to the way solicitors are trained. Those who are working in solicitor jobs in the UK will have heard that the Solicitors’ Regulation…