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With 20 years’ experience placing lawyers with leading law firms and in-house legal teams in Scotland & Ireland, Thomson Legal is here to assist you in taking the next step in your legal career.

How To become A Legal Expert

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In our recent blog post, we gave you tips on how to make your next telephone interview a success, and today, we will tell you about the necessary qualities in order to become a respected legal expert. Hone Your People Skills   While to be a good lawyer you need to […]

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Advice For Legal Careers Interviews

  We have recently shared our tips to make your CV stand out and maximise your chances of securing an interview, and today we will be giving you more legal career advice to help ensure your interview goes as smoothly as possible.   Many of our candidates ask us for […]

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Telephone Interview Tips

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A phone interview is often the first stage in the recruiting process, where an employer will go over your skills and experience to try and get a feel for your both your relevant experience and personality to then decide if they will give you a face to face interview. A […]

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Steps to Finding an International Legal Role

steps to find an international legal job

If you are considering an overseas legal role as the next move in your legal career, then preparing ahead of time is key for a stress-free and efficient job hunt. Our points below, we will help you prepare for your search for an international legal job with a few simple […]

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The Perks of Working in a Large Law Firm

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There is no question that the legal sector is becoming increasingly dominated by large, national and international law firms. Working in a small or medium-sized office and working in a large firm are very different experiences, and they both have advantages and disadvantages. In order to make an informed decision […]

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CV Writing Tips for Lawyers

When applying for a new role and hoping to get an interview, making your CV stand out is far from easy. Most lawyers now have similar educational backgrounds and skills, and in order to stand out, you need to make sure your CV showcases your talent. It can be difficult to […]

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Private Practice v In-House – How Do I Make that Choice?

We previously gave tips on the most important question you should be prepared for  during an interview, and in this post we will highlight the top 3 differences between working in private practice v in-house to help you take your legal career in the right direction. It is necessary that […]

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Interview tips for lawyers making the move In-House

Interviewing for an in-house role can be a vital turning point in your legal career whether you are a junior lawyer or a lawyer with a number of year experience under your belt. When you secure an interview for an in-house position, we advise that you take a different approach […]

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