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    2 months ago

    Top 5 law firms surge in value

    You would be sitting on a tidy profit if you had bought shares in listed top 50 UK law firm Gateley last year. 12 months ago, shares were trading at 120p and at the beginning of June this year Gateley hit 195p.

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    2 months ago

    In House legal benefits packages top ranked

    In House lawyers are enjoying the most comprehensive benefits packages in the legal profession and are rated 2.5 times better than those offered by high street firms according to our new ranking index.

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    3 months ago

    Work life balance remains the main obstacle to partnership

    43% of lawyers turned off by the prospect of partnership cite work life balance as the main reason they are turning their back on the prospect. There is little disparity across genders.

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    3 months ago

    Legal sector needs to work harder to retain talent

    The number of lawyers who believe they could achieve partnership with their current firm has fallen 10% in 12 months according to insight produced by Douglas Scott.

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    Blog All blogs

    2 weeks ago

    As one window closes another one opens…

    As the biannual transfer window frenzy dies down and the dust settles, recruiters may be filled with the reminiscent rush and buzz of placing a candidate in their new role.

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    1 month ago

    Five Simple Causes of High Junior Staff Turnover

    Recruitment Consultant Lara Shannon delves into the increasing trend of high junior staff turnover within law firms.

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    2 months ago

    Work life balance breakthrough?

    17% of legal professionals work flexible hours, research we have carried out into the battle for work-life balance suggests there is an easier win to be had by tackling another element of the benefits package.

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    4 months ago

    How to use technology to keep fit

    One of the biggest risks to health is a sedentary lifestyle. Legal professionals can spend hours at a time seated at their desks. Luckily, there are several ways of using technology to get fit.

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    Interviews All stories

    1 month ago

    Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF, Vikki Woodfine

    Vikki is Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF and specialises in health and safety defence work and road transport law.

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    2 months ago

    License to thrill. Ben McDowall

    Contract Specialist Ben is one of the nice guys and kindly took some time out from his busy schedule to tell us a bit more about his role and professional and personal motivators.

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    4 months ago

    Change management - Brad Duncan, Head of Legal and Compliance at the Carbon Trust

    We caught up with Brad Duncan who kindly provided some insight into his current role and professional and personal motivators.

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