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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…

How tech has influenced the legal sector

15th September 2015

Technology has reshaped almost everything we do, like the way we communicate and do business, but it has also had an impact on the legal sector. Lawyer jobs and other legal positions have changed dramatically from…

Employers fearing impact of minimum wage increase

14th September 2015

Recruitment and growth prospects will be affected by the increase in the minimum wage according to the Federation of Small Businesses. As part of the summer budget, George Osborne, the Chancellor of the Exchequer,…

Differences between US and UK legal systems

8th September 2015

The UK and US legal systems share the same historical roots and are therefore fairly similar to one another, but there are some key differences between the legal systems. Whether you are a lawyer in the US that is…

Magistrates are quitting in protest against court charges

7th September 2015

Magistrates are quitting the profession in protest against unfair and irrational criminal court charges. An estimated 30 magistrates from across the UK had quit their positions in July and this is estimated to have…

People can appoint executors to manage Facebook accounts when they die

2nd September 2015

Facebook is allowing users in the UK to appoint an online executor of their profile to decide what happens to it after they die. This new “legacy contacts” feature from Facebook is something that…

An insight into making a will

28th August 2015

Our whole lives we work to help provide for ourselves and for our loved ones and this ultimately sees us buy a house or flat within the UK (or overseas), create businesses, buy shares, make investments, buy personal…

Legal aid boycott suspended by lawyers nationwide

25th August 2015

Despite the dispute not being settled, lawyers have decided to immediately suspend their nationwide legal aid boycott. The protest had lasted for over 50 days but has now finished, meaning those in lawyer jobs in…