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LinkedIn in-house counsel job switch

23rd July 2014

LinkedIn has seen a reshuffle of their in-house counsel roles as they hire former Yahoo general counsel Michael Callahan to head up their legal function. Callahan is due to start in his new role at the professional…

London lawyer jobs under CV blind interviewing

16th July 2014

City-based corporate law firm Macfarlanes has extended its CV blind interviewing process, where interviewers at Macfarlanes are only given a candidate’s name during the interview process, in order to overcome bias…

Top interview questions for lawyers

15th July 2014

Preparing for interview questions is never an easy task, where predicting what your interviewer will ask and what answers they will want to hear is guesswork at best. While it would be impossible to fully prepare…

The role of juries up for debate

7th July 2014

As the role of the internet becomes ever more a part of everyday life and is increasingly being used as the first port of call when it comes to finding out information, attorney generals are gathering to discuss ways in…

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…