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Category Archives: Private practice


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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Amy Orley

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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Hygge – Have the Danes found the key to happiness?

Hygge – pronounced “Hoo-ga” is a Danish word that is pretty tricky to pronounce and articulate. Essentially it means a “cosy existence”. Enjoying the good things in life with good people round you is hygge. The warm glow of candlelight, big blankets and a roaring

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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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