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The Qualification Season 2017: Corporate

25th February 2017

As part of The Qualification Season a series of blogs by CapeClarke aimed at trainee solicitors looking to qualify in September 2017 we will give a brief overview of the market conditions affecting many of the core legal disciplines that trainee solicitors look to qualify into. The next area of law for discussion is Corporate. The Current […]

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Counter-offers: Why you should never accept one…

24th February 2017

Stop me when this sounds familiar… You decide the time is right to explore other job opportunities. It’s not about money (although you do feel underpaid…). You register with a recruiter (CapeClarke, of course!). You apply for a role that seems ideal. You have a couple of interviews and feel really positive this is the […]

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The Qualification Season 2017: Commercial and Financial Litigation

20th February 2017

As part of The Qualification Season a series of blogs by CapeClarke aimed at trainee solicitors looking to qualify in September 2017 we will give a brief overview of the market conditions affecting many of the core legal disciplines that trainee solicitors look to qualify into. The next area of law for discussion is Commercial and Financial […]

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The Qualification Season 2017: Employment

15th February 2017

As part of The Qualification Season a series of blogs by CapeClarke aimed at trainee solicitors looking to qualify in September 2017 we will give a brief overview of the market conditions affecting many of the core legal disciplines that trainee solicitors look to qualify into. The next area of law for discussion is Employment. The […]

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The Qualification Season 2017: An Overview

7th February 2017

This is the first blog in this year’s series The Qualification Season, dealing with issues faced by trainees looking to qualify as solicitors in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield and surrounding areas in September 2017.  Hopefully, over the next few months you will find our assessment of the market and the advice we provide trainee solicitors useful and […]

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NQ Opportunities 2017

30th January 2017

For a number of years, we have been providing trainee solicitors in the north with the relevant market information to assist them with the qualification process, regarding both internal and external opportunities. This year is no different and, perhaps, it is more essential to impart this advice given some of the events of 2016 and […]

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New year, New Job?!

5th January 2017

We know, we know…the old cliches are rattled out every year – ‘new year, new you’, ‘this year is going to be different’…stop us when it starts sounding familiar!  However, one old cliche that remains true year in, year out is that around is ‘new year, new job’! An extended guilt-free holiday over Christmas and […]

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Merry Christmas from CapeClarke!

21st December 2016

Well, that’s been an interesting 2016!  Whatever your views on the major events of the year, ’tis the season to be jolly!  It’s time to eat too many mince pies, gorge on turkey and overdo the port. We have worked with some fantastic companies and people this year and we look forward to doing the […]

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Early Qualifiers 2017 Tis the Season to get ready

24th November 2016

The Christmas lights are already up, Slade is playing on repeat in shops and the snow has already made its first seasonal appearance. Winter is coming, certainly, but that is not all for a number of solicitors qualifying in 2017, Qualification is just around the corner and fast approaching too. The end of the calendar […]

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The Benefits of Using a Legal Recruiter

11th September 2016

Ah, the age old idea of the recruiter being nothing more than a middleman! Unfortunately, there are some rather mediocre legal recruiters out there who don’t really act for firms and do nothing other than cold call and try to entice a solicitor to move and then speculatively send their CVs around the market.  Those […]

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