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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…

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…