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Are you prepared to make the sacrifices partnership demands?

When most young people enter the legal profession, and take up a training contract at a large private practice, I’m guessing that in the back of their minds is the thought that one day they may make partner. At this stage of their careers, the thought of rising to the top of the firm, working[…]

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LinkedIn For lawyers: 10 Profile Tips

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking tools available for lawyers, thanks to its unique concentration of professionals prepared for networking. According to the American Bar Association’s 2016 Legal Technology Survey, nearly 80 percent  of law firms maintain a LinkedIn presence. Colleagues and potential clients are turning to LinkedIn as a source of information[…]

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Sole Trader or Company?

Hi guys, Our accountants have produced a useful document on contracting and freelancing, and whether you should become a sole trader or a company. If anyone would be interested in meeting them to find out more information they offer a no obligation initial meeting. All contact details can be found under posts when you join[…]

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The times they are a’changing

So the legal market rolls from one rocky sea to another and we look to see who is at the helm of the law firms.  We have been talking to the managing partners of top 50 law firms in the past six months about how they are looking to improve performance of their firms and[…]

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Achieving Work Life Balance

How to do it and why it is so important Putting in long hours every day all year round is considered normal for many professionals nowadays. But is this really the way to become more productive, successful or, happier? One way of achieving a better work-life balance is by gaining flexibility in working arrangements. According[…]

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Global Nomads

In this article we’ve focused our attention onto the modern phenomenon that is the ‘Global Nomad’. The concept sounds very appealing doesn’t it, but what exactly does it mean, and how can you find the perfect work vs travel balance? According to Wikipedia ‘Global nomads travel from one country to another without a permanent home[…]