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Ways to alleviate nerves before an interview

13th October 2014

Shaky voice, sweaty palms, dry mouth, bouncing knees and talking too fast are all common signs that an interviewee is very nervous. Suffering from pre-interview nerves is all too common and can often affect whether…

Gender divide among top UK lawyer jobs

9th October 2014

The latest figures from two of the UK’s top law firms have illustrated a significant gender divide among their legal positions. Slaughter and May has seen its percentage of female partners rise to 20 per cent,…

Tesco in-house lawyers take to shop floor

2nd October 2014

Multinational supermarket chain Tesco has announced that its team of in-house lawyers, including its general counsel Adrian Morris, are to take to the shop floor in the coming months in a new campaign aimed at…

Parody copyright laws to take effect

30th September 2014

Laws which are to come into force this week will see a huge change to copyright rules and regulations in which individuals will be able to legally parody copyright works, where previously those who created such parodies…

Need legal staff? A guide to the recruitment agency search process

24th September 2014

Finding a suitable employee for a role with a specific and niche skill set can be a difficult task. However, with the help of a specialised recruitment agency, this process can be virtually stress free. If you’re…

Top law firms drafted in on Phones4u deal

23rd September 2014

Three of the UK’s biggest law firms have been drafted in to oversee the Vodafone purchase of 140 stores from mobile phone retailer Phones4u. Multinational firms Linklaters, Allen & Overy and CMS Cameron McKenna…

What Scottish independence means for law

15th September 2014

Ahead of the vote on Scottish Independence, which is due to take place on Thursday 18th September, one law firm has moved its money to England in fears over a run on banks should the vote split the nations. While just…

Social network privacy and your reputation

12th September 2014

Presenting yourself online has become increasingly important in recent years. As stated by staysafeonline. org, research found that 70% of job recruiters rejected candidates based on information they found online, making…