Forrest Gump

2016? Like a box of chocolates…

In 1994, Forrest Gump famously announced to the world “Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re gonna get.” With all due respect to Mrs. Gump, I always thought she was being a little extreme. Until this year.

There is no doubt, 2016 has been nothing if not full of surprises. Continue reading…

2015 Summary: Law, Technology, Flexibility, Business and Scandal combine to build a fascinating platform for 2016

2015 has been a particularly special year for Chadwick Nott. We were delighted to win “Best Specialist Recruitment Business” at the Global Recruiter Industry Awards and earn a Best Companies 2 Star Accreditation. We have enjoyed success in expanding our profile within the international, in-house, interim, PSL, NQ, US law firm, London law firm and regional law firm markets this year. In addition, we have actively promoted our flexible working (“Bench”) and alternative careers offerings to contribute to re-define what has historically been an office and hours-based legal working culture. Continue reading…

How easy is it to get a real job in London for an Aussie or Kiwi?

Our International team has been working with Australian and New Zealand solicitors looking to relocate to London since 2001. Over the last 13 years there have been monumental changes in the levels of demand for legal talent from down under. From the glory days of 2005, to the complete freeze on international recruitment in September 2008, to the recent emergence of the massive law firm paralegal and contract teams bulging at the seams with Aussie and Kiwi talent, it is fair to say the London legal market for Australian and New Zealand solicitors has reached all ends of the spectrum with full force. Continue reading…