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Joanna joined BCL legal in February 2017 to focus on all disciplines in Sheffield and South Yorkshire and on private client disciplines in all of Yorkshire. A first class honours graduate from the University of Manchester with 7 years in retail management, Joanna recruits paralegals, legal executives and solicitors into law firms across the region.

My recent blog posts


The Sheffield legal market: for job seeking lawyers and paralegals

Sheffield is on the up. The steel industry that put Sheffield on the map may be long gone, but like many Northern cities, it's undergoing a transformation in a bid to reinvent itself. I absolutely love the city, which is why I’m so passionate about recruiting for lawyers within the area or those looking to relocate.   Sheffield offers fantastic support to opportunities and excellent quality work that...


Essential tips on how to hand in your notice to ensure it's a smooth ride

The thought of handing in your notice after several years of service is pretty daunting. You worry how the news will be received, and want to ensure things stay positive as you serve it out (usually 3 months in the legal profession). You might also worry about your departure’s impact on your colleagues. After all, if you like your team and get on well with your manager, you won’t like the idea of...


When’s the best time to ask for flexible working?

There are few firms these days that won’t consider an element of flexible working. We all have busy lives and with advances in technology logging-on from home is a doddle compared to five to ten years ago. Work-life balance is important to the majority of us and most of us will need flexible working at some point in our career.

What does flexible working look like and how do I get it?

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