We're a mouthy bunch here at LC.N, so we thought why not harness that verbosity for the power of good and put our words down on paper (well, screen). Our new blog spot will feature contributions from various members of the team, on topics that range from social networking to how to wow at interview to the implications of the Legal Services Act. We welcome comments, so if we've said something interesting or something you disagree with, let us know by logging in to MyLC.N and leaving a comment! It’s the 21st Century way you know. Let the opinionated soapboxing begin…
The traditionally change-resistant legal profession is experiencing a rare shake-up, fuelled by the economic climate, technological advances and other disruptive forces.
As someone who studied politics at university, used to work in public affairs and is now training to be a solicitor just around the corner from the Houses of Parliament, BBC2’s recently-screened Inside the Commons was always going to be imperative viewing.
'Commercial awareness'; the phrase on the lips of every recruiter, careers adviser and candidate.
As well as enabling you to find and compare potential employers, one of the main jobs of LawCareers.Net is to provide useful information and advice to help you present yourself to these law firms and barristers chambers in the best possible light.
The introduction of the Jackson Reforms on 1 April 2013 put countless constraints on legal professionals, arguably making it more difficult for them to do their jobs.
If you read any legal press targeted toward future lawyers at this time of year, you can be confident that you will be assailed by plenty of stories that centre on retention rates.