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National Careers Week: 5 steps toward a career in law

It’s National Careers Week! Here at QC Legal, we are proud to support the annual celebration of career guidance in education across the UK. Having worked closely with a prestigious list of corporates and law firms, our team of legal experts share their knowledge to bridge education with the world of employment, at times quite…

Relocation: To Move or Not to Move?

With more and more opportunities arising in the legal jobs market at the moment, QC Legal is perfectly positioned to ensure your next career step is the right one for you. But what if your new role sees you move more than just your firm? You know you want a change but nothing in the…

The end of the training contract?

Continuing its reforms for the profession, the SRA recently proposed a new career pathway for paralegals, meaning that those who have completed the Legal Practice Course no longer need to undertake a formal training contract to qualify as a solicitor. From articled clerks to trainee solicitors, the transition to qualification is one of the oldest…

All change: solicitors’ mandatory CPD training requirement set to be abolished

The Legal Services Board (LSB) is set to vote on a proposal introduced by the SRA as part of its ‘Training for Tomorrow’ programme to remove the mandatory requirement for all practitioners to complete 16 hours’ worth of CPD training per annum. It is an accepted part of the role as a qualified solicitor that…

Cobbetts

How the world turns!  No sooner was the announcement made that Cobbetts were being placed in the hands of the administrators than it was announced that DWF were back in talks to take over the stricken firm.  Sure it will go a long way to helping DWF achieve their ‘holy grail’ of a spot in…

The uncertainty rumbles on…

DLA – recently ranked number 1 by The Lawyer in its annual UK 200 Report – announces it is considering the closure of its Glasgow office, pressing ahead with the consolidation of its document production unit, and touting around its defendant insurance practice as a package sale.  No firm, it seems, is immune from looking…

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