Legal apprenticeships

News Article - 20/06/2019 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

Are you interested in a career in law? A paralegal? Legal executive? Solicitor? Did you know that you can work your way into law without having to go to university, which let’s face it, isn’t for everyone! Law graduates often face the...

How to use LinkedIn to find your dream job

Resource - 20/06/2019 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

As recruiters, we are driven by helping...

Law Staff Legal Recruitment – Moving recruitment forward: Bitesize video advertising

News Article - 08/11/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

When advertising a new vacancy, we endeavour to deliver a message which incorporates the unique features of the particular job. By highlighting the areas which are most relevant to your skills and experience, we aim to present the...

A booming locum market: the time to employ locum lawyers

Resource - 26/07/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources, Practice Management

As a legal recruiter, we are seeing a wealth of locum talent taking up short-term assignments at law firms who are in need of temporary fee earners during this summer holiday season. For employers, the benefits of employing quality locum lawyers...

The benefits of working as a locum lawyer

Resource - 20/07/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources, Marketing & BD

As the holidays are fast approaching, we are seeing a rise in demand for locum lawyers at a range of firms up and down the country, from niche boutique practices to regional heavyweights ranked in the Legal 500. Due to this spike in locum...

The benefits of relocating according to Law Staff Legal Recruitment

Resource - 03/05/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources, Practice Management

To enhance your career prospects when considering your next legal job move, it is a good plan to stay open to the benefits of relocating when carrying out a job search. Moving location to secure a new job can be a daunting prospect, but...

Celebrating the upcoming centenary of women’s inclusion in legal

Resource - 26/04/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

The 100th anniversary of women achieving the vote is marked in 2018 and next year it will also be the centenary of the Sex Disqualification (Removal) Act 1919, which paved the way for women to become lawyers. Today, it is recognised that the...

Law Staff interview do's and don'ts

Resource - 23/04/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

In some ways, the interview process for the legal sector is similar to any other.

However, legal interviews have their own unique preferences and expectations that you should be made aware of!

See the attached PDF for the...

How to secure your ideal job using a recruiter, asks Law Staff

Resource - 17/04/2018 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor, Human Resources

Simon Shorter, Senior Recruitment Consultant, discusses the advantages Law Staff offers candidates seeking a new position in the legal sector.

Successful recruitment relies heavily on having a voice in the market...

Smaller law firms feeling vulnerable, with almost all expecting “rough times ahead”

News Article - 09/05/2016 : General, lawyer, legal futures, LexisNexis UK, SME law firms, The Riddle of Perception

There is a “climate of renewed vulnerability” among smaller law firms, with the vast majority of lawyers (95%) believing there are “still rough times ahead”, a report has found.

The report also revealed that,...

What's it really like to work for a law firm?

Resource - 28/04/2016 : balance recruitment, law firm, lawyer, Finance

ARTICLE BY RICHARD HOOPER, SENIOR APPOINTMENTS RECRUITER AT BALANCE RECRUITMENT 

We’ve recently conducted an extensive salary survey for accounting and finance systems staff working in law firms across the UK,...

Webinar: Building a sustainable legal practice

Event - 26/04/2016 : lawyer, resilience, stress, webinar, Technology, Practice Management, Webinars

A recent study found that 1 in 5 lawyers had problematic drinking habits and 1 in 4 reported high levels of depression. Stress-induced lawyering may be harming your health, well-being, and career.

The impact of stress on...

Law Staff Legal Recruitment

Network Partner - 12/04/2016 : conveyancing, employment, fee earner, lawyer, legal recruitment, legal secretary, litigation, office manager, paralegal, solicitor

Law Staff is a leading specialist legal recruitment agency, widely recognised within the profession for our innovation and excellent service.  From our offices on the outskirts of Cambridge we work with clients located across England and...