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Angharad studied law at the University of Leeds before completing the LPC and subsequently qualifying as a solicitor in 2005.  Angharad worked for a niche property firm which acted predominantly for groups of high net worth individuals building property portfolios.  As well as practising property law, a large part of Angharad’s role involved the management of the firm as well as presenting at seminars for property investors and providing advice on property and tax.

Angharad remained with her training firm post qualification and spent a further four years in practice before taking a year out to go travelling in 2010.  Returning to the UK in 2011, Angharad decided to move into legal recruitment and joined BCL Legal.

Initially focusing on recruitment in Leeds, Angharad has specialised in the recruitment of solicitors into Birmingham's leading commercial law firms since 2015.  Angharad has developed close relationships with all of the major national, international and regional firms in Birmingham and handles their vacancies at all levels of PQE from newly qualified solicitors to partner level appointments.  Angharad’s focus is on real estate, construction and commercial roles.

My recent blog posts

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How to prepare a legal CV

I'm going back to basics in my blog this month; how to write a good legal CV. Your CV is crucial to your job search. In the same way that first impressions count when you meet people in person, your CV and particularly it's tone, will make a similarly lasting impression. The harsh truth is that if I open CV, I will usually make a judgement on whether you are a potentially good candidate for a job...

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Questions to ask in a legal interview

A two-way street; questions to ask and points to avoid in a legal interview An interview should be viewed as a two-way street - traffic should flow in both directions. Too often candidates feel that the interviewer holds all the power but in a thriving legal market, it is as much about a firm impressing you as you impressing them. As a legal recruiter, I regularly find that my candidates are in...

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The Do's and Don'ts of legal recruitment...

Do get to know your candidates. It's important to take the time to really understand your candidates; what are their current frustrations, what are their aspirations, what motivates them (£, title, quality of work?), what do they love to do and what don't they enjoy, what does their home life look like, do they need flexibility in their work... explore it all. Do offer up opportunities that fit your...

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Jet2
Anthony Collins Solicitors
Chattertons Solicitors
DLA Piper LLP
Watson Burton
Hargreaves
Molson Coors
United Utilities
Simply Conveyancing Property Lawyers
Aviva
Muckle LLP
Brabners