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Meet our new Manchester Consultant… Jacob Bower

7th January 2019

So, Jacob, welcome to CapeClarke!  How have you found your first couple of weeks? Thanks you very much! The first couple of weeks have been fantastic. In December I started in the Leeds office to go through the systems training and to get somewhat up to speed to ensure a smooth start to 2019. In […]


Competency based interviews – Pros and Cons

4th January 2019

There are methods and styles in which law firms choose to interview candidates, each with its pros and cons. CapeClarke legal recruitment are seeing a number of law firms electing to use the “competency-based interviews” in their interview process. Examples of this particular line of questioning are “when was the last time you had to […]


CapeClarke Annual Mince Pie Connoisseurs Taste Test Extravangaza – 2018 Edition

20th December 2018

It hasn’t yet snowed this year but Black Friday has been and gone, the John Lewis annual tv ad is out and it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas..! As ever, there’s just one thing left to decide and it just may be the most important – it has been 3 years in the […]


Jacob Bower joins Manchester office of CapeClarke

12th December 2018

CapeClarke is pleased to announce the appointment of Jacob Bower as a Consultant in the growing Manchester office.  He will work alongside Geoff Baines in providing a high quality service to Manchester law firms, in-house teams and candidates. Having spent two years working as a Consultant for leading international Finance Recruiter Robert Half, the move […]


CapeClarke exclusively retained by FMG to recruit its Legal Counsel

30th October 2018

UPDATE: December 2018 – this role has now been filled. CapeClarke is proud to have been exclusively retained by FMG on its search for a Legal Counsel in its Huddersfield head office. Founded in 1986, FMG is the UK’s leading provider of bespoke end-to-end specialist vehicle recovery and incident management services.  Clients include Leasing Providers, Fleet […]


Team trip to the Côte d’Azur

15th October 2018

Last weekend we took our small team to the beautiful French village of Valbonne for some well needed relaxation. It was a 6am flight from Leeds Bradford airport, post attending the Manchester TSG Launch Event the night before. Needless to say there were some sore heads. All sore heads were forgotten as soon as we […]


CapeClarke exclusively retained by Montagu Group to recruit its new Legal Counsel

4th September 2018

UPDATE: October 2018 – this role has now been filled. CapeClarke are proud have been exclusively retained by Montagu Group to recruit their first Leeds based in-house lawyer. Who are they? Montagu Group are a sister company to Tayto Group. Tayto Group are a Northern Ireland based food group, who are the 3rd largest snacks […]


CapeClarke exclusively retained by TPT Retirement Solutions to recruit its new Legal Counsel

20th July 2018

UPDATE: October 2018 – this role has now been filled. TPT Retirement Solutions has exclusively retained CapeClarke in its search for a Legal Counsel to join its Leeds legal team.  Working with Head of Legal, Risk and Compliance and 2017 Yorkshire Legal Awards In-House Lawyer of the Year, Rob Lawrence, the role represents a rare […]


The Qualification Season 2018: Personal Injury

20th June 2018

As part of The Qualification Season a series of blogs by CapeClarke aimed at trainee solicitors looking to qualify in September 2018 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 Personal Injury. […]


You’re a Paralegal – Why Use a Consultant?

18th June 2018

With July fast-approaching, an unexpected anniversary awaits me – exactly 9 years ago, I took my first paralegal job and ventured forth into the legal world. This was the first step in what would turn out to be a very enjoyable and eye-opening journey to qualification. Looking back on that time, it’s incredible to see […]