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September 2016
  Brangelina legal team  

When an unstoppable force meets an immovable object

According to Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island and Jekyll and Hyde, "Compromise is the best and cheapest lawyer." 

Judging by the calibre of lawyer Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have appointed there might be a shortage of common ground in their relationship. 

Brad's UK legal team is headed up by a Solicitor who is also known as "The Rottweiler", Angela's by a Senior Partner who has the ear of the establishment and has acted for The Queen, Prince Charles, William, Harry and the Middletons. 

We knocked some CV's up for these guys and the American super lawyers who will be managing the separation.   

Check them out 


Young lawyers smell the coffee

A study commissioned by coffee company Keurig, who provide coffee machines to legal firms across the UK, has revealed a staggeringly low number of young people believe a career in law will offer them a good work/life balance

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The generation game

Older lawyers are enjoying up to 10 times more flexibility than younger legal professionals according to research carried out by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment. And it is not the only facet of working life where there are contrasts.

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Pimp your online profile

Until recently Solicitor profiles on the Law Society Find a Solicitor site contained very basic regulatory details.

The Law Society is now encouraging law firms and Solicitors to provide further information that will enable them to effectively market their services to clients. 

Pimp my profile 

  Find a Solicitor  
  Beaumont Legal  

Leanne Makinson - The full Monty

So the timeline went something like this -

14th Sept - enquiry via Yorkshire desk about writing something for our newsletter

5:29pm 19th September -  interview questions sent over

11:36am 20th September - interview received

Leanne Makinson is the Recruitment Manager for Beaumont Legal, she is also one of the most enthusiastic brand advocates we have ever encountered.  

Read more about Leanne 


What's trending in our offices...

What's all the chatter been about at Douglas Scott this month?


Mcr legal walk

Douglas Scott team take on the 10k


He's a Belieber

Administrator Brandon going to see Bieber


McMillan morning

Great cakes, lovely Biryiani from Naz's dad


New addition

Consultant Adam Hawkins father to Jensen


6 job search hacks


International Jet Setters with salaries to £250k


Personal Injury and Industrial Disease opportunities


Law Costs opportunities at all levels 


The Associates - Associate Solicitors all levels 


Residential Conveyancing jobs
qualified and non-qualified 


Birmingham based Private Practice opportunities 

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