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Beat the January blues by kick-starting your career

Most of us start the New Year with the best of intentions having made various resolutions to be healthier, to exercise more, coupled with the inevitable post-Xmas detox and ensuing alcohol ban for dry January (which seemed like a good idea at the time!) So

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Thinking of an alternative career whilst still utilising your legal skills?

Have you recently qualified and are now thinking that becoming a solicitor isn’t exactly what you dreamt it would be? Recruitment just may be the answer. At BCL Legal some of our consultants trained at Addleshaw Goddard, Eversheds, Hempsons, Hill Dickinson, Barlow Lyde & Gilbert

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Just accepted an in-house role? Read this before marking up the contract of employment!

In-house is about being commercial and getting the deal done, yet for some lawyers the impression they give at offer/contract stage is anything but! After working hard to impress at interview, to demonstrate your knowledge, relevance of experience, cultural and personality fit, and overall suitability

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Ria Cuming B&W

How to know it’s time to leave your job

Some people, and we all would like to think that’s us, know exactly when it is the right time to leave their current job. Whereas for others it is not as obvious and can take a very long time for them to realise! Below are

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Amy Orley

A time to reflect

It’s that time of year again – a time to be merry, spend excessive amounts of money and over-indulge. It’s also the time that many of us reflect on the year gone by and start thinking about how the next year can be better. It’s

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