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  • KR; ATB; THX… the art of the email sign-off

    • 14 Feb 2017
    • Luan de Burgh

    Every now and then I write an article that creates a burst of excited opinion and animated discussion and last month’s Excellent Customer Service was one such piece – clearly all these articles are obviously the stuff of pure magic but some surpass themselves!

  • Clifford Chance retains 67 per cent of spring qualifiers

    • 10 Feb 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Clifford Chance is to keep on 67 per cent of its trainees reaching qualification this spring.

  • Lo♥︎ing legal life: tackling the culture of addiction

    • 10 Feb 2017
    • The Lawyer

    This week systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister James Pereira QC discuss addiction in the legal profession.

  • Berwin Leighton Paisner launches Manchester training contracts

    • 9 Feb 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP) is to recruit its first trainees in Manchester.

  • How do you work out what a firm’s culture is before you join?

    • 7 Feb 2017
    • Ruth Fenton

    Have you ever woken up and thought, why am I doing this? I feel unappreciated and miserable.

  • My career story: “I went from Clifford Chance to litigation funding”

    • 6 Feb 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Erika Levin worked in private practice for a variety of firms, including Clifford Chance in New York. She is now senior vice president and general counsel at litigation funder and insurance broker TheJudge.

  • Foreign born lawyer in London? We want your views

    • 3 Feb 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Are you a foreign-born lawyer who’s come to the UK to work?

  • All King & Wood Mallesons trainees now have new homes as more firms step up

    • 30 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    New firms have now been found for all of the trainees who were working at King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) when it collapsed.

  • Calls to LawCare advice helpline rise by 12%

    • 27 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Calls to the LawCare helpline rose by 12 per cent in 2016.

  • Lo♥︎ing legal life: how senior lawyers can help reduce stress in colleagues

    • 27 Jan 2017
    • The Lawyer

    This week, systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayho and barrister James Pereira QC discuss how to read the signs of potential stress in ourselves and others.

  • How to go about leaving law on qualification

    • 26 Jan 2017
    • The Lawyer

    The months leading up to qualification can be a very anxious time for many final seat trainees.

  • Coping with change: challenge or opportunity

    • 24 Jan 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Change is one of the few certainties in the legal profession at the moment, with several top law firms either announcing or in talks to merge. There’s no doubt that a sizeable number of lawyers will experience considerable change at work this year.

  • Five more firms step up to rescue KWM trainees

    • 18 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Five more firms have confirmed that they will be taking on King & Wood Mallesons (KWM) trainees as it finally enters administration.

  • Fried Frank to launch training contract with KWM trainees

    • 16 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Fried Frank is to launch its own training contract in London with the hire of three trainees from King and Wood Mallesons (KWM).

  • Work-life balance: can you have it all?

    • 16 Jan 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Worrying about the state of your work-life balance is actually worse for your health than having a poor work- life balance according to a study by Oregon State University which made tabloid headlines recently.

  • Lo♥︎ing legal life: making meaningful change in 2017

    • 13 Jan 2017
    • The Lawyer

    Happy New Year! This week systemic coach Zita Tulyahikayo and barrister James Pereira QC illuminate the path to meaningful change and why it eludes so many people at the start of each year.

  • Ashurst looking to rescue at least three KWM trainees

    • 13 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    Ashurst has confirmed that it will “almost definitely” take some of King & Wood Mallesons’ (KWM) trainees on.

  • KWM to cancel training contracts tomorrow

    • 12 Jan 2017
    • Richard Simmons

    King & Wood Mallesons trainees will have their training contracts cancelled tomorrow (Friday 13) as the firm makes arrangements for them to transition to other organisations.

  • Associate conundrums: what does excellent customer service look like?

    • 10 Jan 2017
    • Luan de Burgh

    Over the past few weeks most of us will have been a customer of some sort and experienced varied levels of customer service.

  • Project Millennial: what we learned this year

    • 23 Dec 2016
    • The Lawyer

    At the start of 2016, The Lawyer launched ‘Project Millennial’, taking five newly-qualified solicitors and vowing to follow them across the course of their careers.