legal recruitment

Ever considered a career in legal recruitment? Keep reading….

Recruitment is an interesting industry, and one many people (who aren’t in it) have a negative view on. I sometimes think we’re considered on par with Estate Agents and Traffic Wardens! But it’s the few ‘bad’ recruiters in the market that unfortunately have tainted the profession, meaning the rest of us need to work hard to disprove any negative perceptions. I want to tell you a bit more about what legal recruiters do day to day and the reasons to consider legal recruitment if you are at a crossroads in your career and thinking about taking the plunge… Continue reading…

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What ALL lawyers need to know about the infamous ‘Counter offer’.

“Counter offer” or “buy back” – these are the dreaded words that any Recruiter will say sends a chill down their spine. You’ve worked with a candidate for probably half a year, managed to find them their ‘dream’ job, and their current employer offers them a £5,000 pay increase and all of a sudden, the candidate is staying put. Not great for the reputation of the recruiter, not great for the new firm who thought they were getting a great candidate starting in three months, but surprisingly you may think, not great for the candidate’s current firm and really not good for the candidate who has decided to stay. Continue reading…