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The weirdest interview tasks and questions asked by employers

31st July 2015

Interviews can be stressful enough for candidates, but just imagine being asked unanswerable questions and being tricked during your interview. Whilst the majority of interviews for lawyer jobs follow the standard…

Landmark Court of Appeal ruling could change wills

28th July 2015

A landmark court ruling that has seen a woman be given £164,000 from her estranged mother’s estate could have a long-lasting impact on the way wills are drawn up. Solicitors working in in-house legal…

The suit to match the lawyer

24th July 2015

Congratulations, you have been offered an interview for that dream law job that you have wanted for ages! But now you need to make an impression and stand out from the crowd of candidates. Making an impression…

Lack of diversity in law recruitment questioned

21st July 2015

A founding partner of a City law firm has questioned the diversity in law recruitment as he believes the legal profession remains a stronghold for white, middle-class and privately educated males. Dele Ogun, a…

The world’s most infamous court cases

16th July 2015

This week a German court convicted Oskar Groening of being an accessory to the murder of over 300,000 people and jailed for four years. He is a 94-year-old former guard at the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz and was…

David Cameron says firms should not fear new women’s pay law

15th July 2015

The news that Prime Minister David Cameron has forwarded rules to make firms with over 250 employees release details about whether they pay men more than women has caused a stir among businesses. This could mean…

Law firms protest against government cuts by refusing legal aid work

7th July 2015

A large number of criminal law firms are snubbing work that is funded by legal aid in protest against solicitor fees being reduced by 8. 75 per cent in England and Wales. Those working in solicitor roles and jobs saw…

Dutch government loses landmark ruling

24th June 2015

A landmark ruling in the Hague has found the Dutch government guilty of creating an illegal climate policy. The news comes after the first climate change liability suit was brought against the government under human…