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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 about the next step in […]

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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 know which kind of experience […]

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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 you become aware of the […]

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Career Advice : How to Answer This Essential Interview Question?

Why Should We Hire You? When interviewing for a new job, this is one of the most common questions you will get asked at some point in the interview process. It can also be one of the most difficult to answer. The valid reasons for hiring you will often be varied depending on the role […]

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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 potentially to how you would […]

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Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult

Please provide a short introduction to your business or employer and your position within the company: Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is the UK’s leading technology innovation and research centre for offshore renewable energy. The Catapult centres, funded by Innovate UK, are a network of world-leading centres designed to transform the UK’s capability for innovation […]

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International Spotlight On: New Zealand

Considering legal jobs in New Zealand? The Thomson Legal team can help you find an in-house role or a position at a law firm. We will help you throughout the process! International Spotlight On: Legal Jobs in New Zealand The economy in New Zealand has remained strong and stable over the past couple of years […]

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International Spotlight On: Australia

The market was incredibly busy this year for both private practice and in-house, where many new positions were created.  There were also many movements at the General Counsel level where new positions were also created for first time sole counsel in growing start-ups and SMEs. Spotlight On: International Law Firms in Australia Private Practice Over […]

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International Spotlight On: Japan

Are you considering law jobs in Asia? In the past few years firms based in the UK, US and internationally have experienced a growth in hiring activity across countries in Asia, including law firms in Japan. If you are considering moving your career internationally, then follow our International “Spotlight On” series to keep up to […]

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