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March 2018

Job security returns to legal profession

The number of lawyers concerned about their job security has dropped to a 5 year low according to research undertaken by Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment.

Jon-Paul Hanrahan, Associate Director at Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment commented “The legal sector took a battering during the recession which was compounded by changes in public funded work and litigation and the liberalisation of the legal services market. It wasn’t until 2015 that most lawyers started to think about getting their careers back on track again. With job security fears subsiding Solicitors and lawyers can focus on making proactive choices about their careers.”

Find out more about legal sector job security


The Art of Delegation

With an ‘always on’ culture and a feeling time is against us, losing an hour this weekend with the clock change will leave us feeling even more time-poor. Here, we take at one of the best time-management skills to leave you feeling a little richer…

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Interview with Monisha Bhargava, In-house Legal Consultant

This month we've interviewed Monisha Bhargava, Legal contractor, who provides generalist legal support to a variety of businesses.

Monisha decided she wanted a changed so moved In-house after selling her private practice.

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Consultant Profile: Amy Turner

Amy joined Douglas Scott in November 2010 and has extensive experience covering the Manchester and Yorkshire markets. Amy returned from maternity leave in early 2017 and dove straight back to work, managing a large Master Vendor account and then moving on to managing our National Legal Support desk.

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How to master telephone interviews

A telephone interview is a very important part of the interview process, and in most cases can be the deciding factor on whether you're invited for a face-to-face interview. Whilst they can often be less daunting than a face-to-face interview, it's important to take them seriously - so take time to prepare and check out our infographic for our helpful tips.

Tips to prepare for your telephone interview


What's trending in our offices...

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


English Women’s Awards

Congrats to MD Kath for winning 'Business Woman of the Year'!


A new look!

New website/rebrand is ready to launch next month - watch this space!


Bon Voyage

Our team enjoying their holidays in Bali, Thailand, Dubai, Berlin and America this month


Investors in People

We are delighted to announce we have been awarded Investors in People Gold! 


6 job search hacks


Temporary/Contract positions now open 


Partner roles paying £60k and above


Family opportunities based in the UK


In-house legal opportunities in the UK   


Quick link to all legal job search 


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