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Raj graduated from the University of Hull with a law degree in 1995 before embarking on a sales career in media.

In 2004, she started a career in recruitment and has specialised in the interim legal sector since 2006. Prior to joining BCL Legal, Raj worked for a niche interim legal recruitment company, where she placed solicitors and paralegals into interim roles in London for both public and private sector clients. Raj specialises in placing paralegals and solicitors into interim roles within private practice law firms in London.

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The demand for bi- and multi-lingual document review lawyers

In recent years, the demand for qualified lawyers and paralegals with foreign language skills has significantly increased, especially in relation to document review roles. The ability to read and analyse complex legal writing in foreign languages is necessary for projects involving multi-national documents. Therefore, bilingual and trilingual lawyers are highly sought-after. This demand has...


I work as an interim Document Review Lawyer – is overtime compulsory?

I’ve placed hundreds of lawyers into temporary document review projects over the past few years and candidates who are new to the area, or interested in embarking on their first project, ask the above frequently. There isn’t a clear yes or no answer. The answer depends on the individual project and work streams, the needs of the client and project timelines. Candidates should be advised that...


How do I become an interim lawyer?

I have worked as an interim legal recruiter for over ten years and during this time I have seen the landscape for interim lawyers within the legal field become increasingly popular. Realistically it is an option for mid and senior level lawyers who for a variety of reasons no longer want permanent work, however still want to practice law and work for periods of time that suits them. From a law firm...

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