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Where will your law qualification take you?

30th June 2014

While a law degree can take years of hard work and persistence, some can still be left weighing up their options once qualified. From which specialism to go into to what type of work or company could best suit you, the…

First non-solicitor appointed as SRA chair

25th June 2014

The Solicitors Regulation Authority has made a notable move as they appoint their first ever non-solicitor as its chair, a post to start from next year. Enid Rowlands, a non-solicitor who has been on the SPA board since…

Interview tips for legal board jobs

18th June 2014

When it comes to applying for jobs at a high up board level, you may think that your legal career thus far has prepared you for such an event. While first hand industry knowledge and even experience with the company in…

A new face for Genus company secretary job

18th June 2014

Global animal genetics company Genus PLC, has hired its new general counsel and company secretary, seeing native Australian lawyer Dan Hartley as the face of the roles. His position started with effect of the 9th June…

Highest paid law jobs and what they pay

12th June 2014

It has long been known that one of the major pulls to a career in the legal industry is that of its impressive pay packet. While most legal jobs offer a generous wage as a result of experience and qualifications needed…

Gender diversity pushed in legal recruitment

11th June 2014

Gender diversity has been a hot topic amongst the legal industry for some time, but Linklaters has just made the definitive push that should see law firms becoming more balanced. The magic circle firm has just announced…

Freshfields now the highest-paying magic circle firm

3rd June 2014

Multinational law firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer has become the highest-paying magic circle firm after increasing each of its associate salaries. Clifford Chance is the only firm yet to announce their salaries for…

Law Society to hire harassment advisers

16th May 2014

It has been announced that the ruling council for the Law Society will decide upon whether to hire harassment advisers by the end of the week.   The idea of appointing harassment advisors is aimed to crack down on…