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CapeClarke Annual Mince Pie Connoisseurs Taste Test Extravangaza

16th December 2015

The lights are up, the weather is (just about) getting there and your out of office assistant is busier than its been all year. Theres just one thing left to decide and it may just be the most important what mince pie will you select to join your exquisite Christmas lunch? Have you forgotten this […]

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Mergers and Acquisitions within the Leeds Legal Market

15th December 2015

With the holidays fast approaching and Christmas lights and decorations already up, we could be forgiven for thinking that the Legal Market in Leeds has itself also put its out-of-office on and cheerily waved goodbye until Monday 4th of January (that dreaded date!). We could be forgiven for thinking so but we would also be […]

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NQ Solicitor Careers Talk, in conjunction with the Leeds JLD

3rd November 2015

We are pleased to confirm that CapeClarke will be hosting the first careers talks aimed at providing advice to trainee solicitors qualifying in 2016!  This is yet another collaboration in a long-running, successful relationship with the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division. More details will follow in due course, with what to expect from the talks and […]

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What makes a good legal recruiter?

15th October 2015

So, you have decided that perhaps it is time to make a move from your current law firm and look for a new legal role.  You probably have an idea as to what type of firm you would like to move to and probably an idea as to how much you want to be paid. […]

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LEEDS LEEDS LEEDS

28th September 2015

2015 has seen rent levels in London rise to such an extent that young professionals have been forced out of the city and into the surrounding suburbs. Consequently, the average junior lawyer’s commute into the City has gone from “fail” to “bail”. Couple that with an increasing cost of living and regular tube strikes and […]

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The First Impression: The Dreaded CV!

1st September 2015

If we had a Pound for every time a solicitor contemplating a move has said that they are dreading putting together a CV, we would be very rich indeed!  Some find it a very daunting task, especially if they have not drafted a CV since their training contracts or even pre-training contract.  If you are […]

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CapeClarke confirmed as headline sponsor of Leeds JLD Winter Ball

7th August 2015

CapeClarke is proud to announce that it has agreed to be the headline sponsor the Leeds Junior Lawyer Division showpiece event, the annual Winter Ball, which is taking place on Friday 13 November 2015.  This is the second time in three years CapeClarke has been headline sponsor and is part of our long-standing relationship with […]

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Leeds JLD Summer Ball, sponsored by CapeClarke

7th August 2015

As part of a long-standing relationship with the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division, CapeClarke is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring the drinks reception at the annual Summer Ball to be hosted at the Met Hotel.  Going all Shakespearean and seasonal, the theme is suitably A Midsummer Night’s Dream! The popular annual Ball is taking place […]

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CapeClarke sponsors the Drinks Reception at the Leeds JLD Summer Ball

10th July 2015

As part of a long-standing relationship with the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division, CapeClarke is delighted to announce that it is sponsoring the drinks reception at the annual Summer Ball to be hosted at the Met Hotel.  Going all Shakespearean and seasonal, the theme is suitably A Midsummer Night’s Dream! The popular annual Ball is taking place […]

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Counter-Offers – Better the Devil you know?

26th June 2015

2015 has been an exciting year for legal professionals – here at CapeClarke, we’ve seen legal practices show an increased appetite for sourcing legal talent externally. As a logical result of this, we’ve also noted a marked increase in the number of counter-offers being made to candidates, with the words “What are they offering you?” […]

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