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Category Archives: Personal injury

How do I become a Paralegal?

As I specialise in the recruitment of paralegals, I regularly receive calls from candidates who have recently graduated and are seeking a role but aren’t sure what they need to do to secure one. This can be particularly daunting for the majority of paralegals who

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Preparation is the Key

2017 is proving to be an interesting year in the insurance market with some of the big nationals looking to bolster their Manchester teams, largely we are seeing massive recruitment in RTA and Fraud. There have been lots of changes in the legal market place

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How can I make the most of a recruitment agency?

Someone once said “Recruiters and Police Officers have a lot in common when it comes to why we pulled you over…out of the clear blue…. Sometimes it’s obvious. And you have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can be used for or against

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Recent developments in Personal Injury law and the effect on Claimant PI

As you’ll be aware, the announcement of the upcoming election in June has been a major talking point this month. How the result plays out and what it means for the country remains to be seen. The question that many personal injury lawyers will concern

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Yorkshire isn’t all about Leeds

Don’t get me wrong, I’m a Leeds girl. I love the city, the people, the unreliable football team and the shopping! But, I’ll let you into a secret that those living and working outside of Yorkshires biggest city won’t want you to know… The county

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Thinking of moving away from Personal Injury? Think again!

According to the latest economic forecast, up to 35,000 jobs may be at risk as a result of the impending PI reforms. If the government proposals do come in law 4 out of 5 people directly employed in personal injury claims may be at risk

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Been there…. Done that….

Weather the storm and hope for the best?

Alongside the majority of the Midlands, I found myself at the mercy of good old Doris last week. As many of you will no doubt be aware, Storm Doris raged through the Midlands and other parts of the UK costing the country a staggering £400

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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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The personal injury market

The Jackson Reforms have been a constant source of concern for personal injury lawyers and the recent announcement relating to MoJ Whiplash reforms is the latest contributor. Although previously shelved, the paper has re-introduced plans to either scrap or cap compensation for soft-tissue injuries. It

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Personal Injury Changes

As a legal recruiter specialising in largely personal injury matters the new consultation paper is certainly worrying and one to watch closely. We are all waiting nervously for the government to publish its consultation paper on the small claims limit rising from £1,000 to £5,000

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A Route to Success

How does the Autumn Statement affect the Personal Injury market?

I am a personal injury specialist and specialise in the recruitment of claimant and defendant personal injury Solicitors, Legal Executives and Paralegals at BCL Legal. On a daily basis I speak to Lawyers who are looking for move away from their current firms’ and one

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The personal injury market is on the up!

According to a recent study conducted by an independent consultant, it seems the personal injury market as a sector is adapting positively following reforms set out by the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPO), 2012. You can find the full article published

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