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State of the Market: Responding to the RTA Reforms
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18 January 2019
Personal Injury

With the so-called ‘whiplash reforms’ approaching, there is understandably a great deal of uncertainty within the personal injury sector. While (rightly so) the main concern of lawyers and commentators has been about the effect the reforms will have on an...

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Flexibility In the Legal Profession
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9 January 2019

Having a good work-life balance is really important for many of us nowadays. Being able to work from home or leave the office early to beat the rush-hour traffic, get to a dentist appointment or do the school pick-up is...

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‘We know you’re not actively looking, but go for a coffee anyway’ – Why An Informal Interview Is a Good Idea
Advice From Realm
14 November 2018

At just over 4%, unemployment is at its lowest level in nearly 50 years. With everyone already in work, the majority of the people we deal with at Realm are passive candidates. According to LinkedIn, 62% of people who moved...

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How to Look After Your Mental Well-being at Work
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5 October 2018

The legal profession is notoriously known for its high-octane working environment in which clients expect immediate, top-quality advice. It’s therefore unsurprising that large numbers of lawyers struggle with stress, fatigue and depression. Earlier this year, a Junior Lawyers Division Survey...

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The Benefits Of Working With A Legal Recruiter
Advice From Realm News
14 August 2018

When you come across a role you’re interested in, you may be tempted to approach a law firm directly, instead of applying through a recruitment agency. This is likely to be especially true if you have connections with the firm...

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Prioritising During Your Legal Job Search
Advice From Realm News
12 July 2018

Before you make any kind of job move, it’s important to be clear about exactly what you’re looking for in your next position. In my experience, if someone knows that they want to move on from their current role, it’s...

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Candidate Demand In Private Client Law
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11 June 2018
Private Client

Private Client has long been one of the narrower, and perhaps less alluring legal practice areas, with many solicitors favouring the high salaries and prestige that typically come with more commercial specialisms. However, things are changing. Not only are the...

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6 Common Misconceptions About Finding An NQ Position
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30 April 2018

Coming towards the end of your training contract? Unless you’ve already been offered an NQ role at your current firm, you’re probably contemplating your next move. As ambitious trainees across Manchester and the North West prepare themselves for their NQ...

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The State of the Family Law Market for NQ Solicitors in Manchester
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18 April 2018
Family

As we spoke about in a previous blog , if you’re a trainee solicitor, the months leading up to your qualification date can be stressful. This is especially true if you’re not clear about which area of the law you would...

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