Our Legal Accounts division holds a combined 30+ years’ experience of recruiting and working within this unique, specialist field and we have developed and maintained an excellent reputation for the quality of service we provide.
Legal practices continue to look for ways of adapting their businesses to what Richard Susskind calls a ‘new legal profession’. In doing so, many are reflecting on what it is that lawyers do best. They are asking “what is it that our clients value most and how can we deliver our service to them in the most efficient manner?”
The UK legal profession is a £30bn outsourcing success story. Of course, it doesn’t see itself this way; it still views itself as a profession and indeed it is, but the reason law firms exist at all is because most organisations choose to devolve the management of their legal affairs to specialists
The competitive pressures on firms across the UK top 200 are well-documented, the principal war cry being the demand “more for less” from clients. This downward pressure on margins coupled with longer working hours will only intensify and is driving the need for operational change within firms on an unprecedented scale.
Most of us tend to associate career development with climbing the professional ladder; trying to manage our careers as an upward only process, re-framing professional development as a journey rather than a ladder can be much more fulfilling and beneficial in the long run.
For years accountants have been the butt of jokes; you’ve only got to look at the greetings card market to see how people love to have fun at the expense of an accountant, not only that you’ve been plagued by people assuming you’re a stuffy shirt; as someone who doesn’t like to have fun.
A recruiter’s world can be a mystery for candidates. For example what happens to your CV after you click apply. And why should they care about you? You know from the job board that you are one of many that have applied. In the interest of total transparency, dispelling myths and generally setting the record straight, this article reveals recruiter’s CV ‘secrets’.