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New UK legislation for 2017

3rd March 2017

Several pieces of legislation, including a minimum wage increase and the ban of microbeads, will be introduced in 2017. With so many legal changes already being introduced this year, Law Absolute has created a…

New measures introduced to protect domestic violence victims in court

28th February 2017

Domestic violence victims will no longer face being interrogated by their former partners in court under new proposed legislation. The move follows campaigns from women’s rights and victims support groups,…

Trials and tribulations of Britain’s justice secretary

24th January 2017

Whilst it may not be quite the same as the legal jobs in central London you can find with LAW Absolute, the position of UK justice secretary is nevertheless worth learning about if you are a student or current…

The five greatest fictional lawyers

23rd January 2017

Believe it or not, many law students and those who have been working in private practice or in house law jobs for years will have been first inspired to pursue their chosen career by the world of fiction. Whilst…

Signature completes new hire in latest litigation move

16th January 2017

The latest development in a flurry of litigation personnel changes that have kicked off 2017 is the move of Simon Bushell, former Latham & Watkins London litigation chair, to the rapidly growing disputes boutique…

US growth helps Clifford Chance pay packets rise

9th January 2017

‘Magic Circle’ law firm Clifford Chance’s LLP accounts for 2015/16 have revealed that its executive pay levels increased by 7% year-on-year, which has been attributed in large part to the success of…

Three issues that will shape the legal industry in 2017

3rd January 2017

The New Year always brings with it new opportunities and challenges, and the continuity of life’s only certainty – change. This is more so the case in the legal industry than perhaps any other profession, so…

The hardest job: finding your work-life balance

13th December 2016

If you are already a member of the legal profession, or even if you are still studying, you won’t need anyone to tell you that it is perhaps not the perfect career choice for those who want to stick rigidly to…