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Sustainability emphasis leading to more in-house roles

13th May 2014

The number of in-house lawyer jobs becoming available has risen thanks to a greater emphasis on sustainable business practice, recent research has unveiled.   News which is sure to be followed closely by those on…

How to get your legal CV noticed

8th May 2014

In the competitive market that is the legal sector, creating a CV that stands out against the many other candidates of equal skill and experience can be a daunting prospect. With so many qualifications and relevant…

Capita to enter legal market

8th May 2014

Capita, the London-based outsourcing company, is reportedly just days away from entering the legal market.   The SRA granted Optima Legal Services an ABS licence, which comes days ahead of its takeover by Capita. …

Ladbrokes sees change to GC and company secretary jobs

6th May 2014

Jonathan Adelman has stepped down from his role as GC and company secretary for online betting and gaming company Ladbrokes. The GC role has since been taken on by Adelman’s deputy Annabel Bannerman, who came to…

First female corporate head for Linklaters

1st May 2014

Multinational law firm Linklaters has appointed its first ever female London corporate head. Sarah Wiggins, who took up the post officially on the 1st May, has been a partner at the leading London firm since…

How to negotiate the best legal salary

30th April 2014

When many first look into their future careers as a lawyer, part of the main appeal is a sustainable wage. Being a lawyer holds many alluring factors as a profession; it offers the chance to make a difference in the…

Firms to take on Lloyds litigation unit

28th April 2014

British retail bank Lloyds has shortlisted DWF, Irwin Mitchell and Shoosmiths for acting on the bank’s retail and asset finance litigation teams. The news follows that of Stuart Morgan, retail and wealth general…

Law firms looking up with revenue rise

22nd April 2014

While the celebratory champagne glasses are not clinking just yet, the UK’s top 20 firms have reported a prediction of a turnover increase of five per cent for the end of the financial year April 2014. The increase…