Interim Market

The Changing Interim Market – how to secure the best people for your law firm

Since joining Chadwick Nott’s interim team in 2014 I have witnessed so much change within the interim market. There has been the conveyancing boom and of course the effects of our regularly changing economic world – we have had Brexit, Trump election and imminently the UK general election, all affecting the markets and at times giving a sense of uncertainty. Alongside the economic factors, a range of lifestyle factors have come into force. A surprising number of full-time employed lawyers have become very open to interim positions including senior lawyers undertaking consultant roles to a number of law firms. Then we also have so many law firms introducing flexible working models. Continue reading…

The summer of sport

With Andy Murray’s triumphant Wimbledon win now a distant memory and the (sorry to remind you) disappointing show from England in the Euros, one would have thought the summer sporting excitement is in the home stretch. However, we are now eagerly awaiting the kick off of the Premier League (let’s see if Leicester can repeat last season), the Italian Grand Prix and the big one – the Rio 2016 Olympics. Continue reading…

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The Interim lifestyle and how it could work for you: a first hand experience

I have been working with Interim lawyers in the South West region at Chadwick Nott for the past 16 months. Throughout this time, I have found that working on temporary assignments is a choice made not only by those taking a career break or for those who have retired from permanent positions but has increasingly become a genuine career option. The benefits of working in this manner are numerous, including the flexibility to choose your working schedule and the firms which you would like to join, taking extended holidays as and when you wish, securing a true work life balance and an unprecedented variety in both roles and experience gained. Each temporary lawyer finds their own additional benefits. Continue reading…