Spotlight: Life as a legal recruiter

By RedLaw | December 02, 2016

This month, we interviewed RedLaw’s very own Jon Kennedy about life as a Legal Recruiter. Jon has over 10 years experience in helping lawyers secure new roles. Jon talks about the changing face of recruitment and also provides some helpful advice on how a lawyer can best advance in their careers   1. Have you […]

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Spotlight: RedLaw interviews….Mishcon de Reya

By RedLaw | December 02, 2016

RedLaw interviewed Lisa Tremble, Director of External Affairs, Mishcon about their involvement in the most highly publicised and political case of the year, and more….   1.Why did Mishcon get involved with the most highly publicised and political case of the year? [Given how close the referendum result was] At the heart of this case is […]

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Marketplace Roundup: December 2016

By RedLaw | December 01, 2016

What should law firms focus on in 2017? With the vote for Brexit leaving most of the City in shock, the reverberations of this were felt certainly for the first part of the Summer. For UK firms, associate recruitment was tighter, giving firms more pause for thought as to whether new hires were necessary or […]

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The True Meaning of Giving: Get your CSR Strategy Wrapped Up this Season

By RedLaw | November 21, 2016

As Christmas fast approaches, the levels of busyness seem to ratchet up, with diaries full of client lunches, events and general festive demands! So, it was wonderful for the team at RedLaw this week to put some perspective back into the true meaning of giving during this festive season. Corporate Social Responsibility plays a vital part […]

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Up Close with RedLaw

By RedLaw | August 01, 2016

Thanks to the team at Global Recruiter for such a great article on the RedLaw Story: Where it all began. “RedLaw was created in 2009 by two ‘big law refugees’ – Amy Hambleton and Jonathan Benjamin who both started their careers as lawyers before moving into the legal recruitment. “The pair held successful careers working […]

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Does size count? A look at mid-sized law firms

By RedLaw | July 13, 2016

Mind the gap, the report on mid-sized law firms published by LexisNexis in March, reveals some interesting insights into how law firms perceive themselves. The report, based on interviews and surveys with over 150 law firms, explores how mid-sized firms feel about the health of their firm, their growth prospects and how well they are […]

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Social media is still trending among lawyers

By RedLaw | July 13, 2016

The Attorney at Work 2016 Social Media Marketing Survey reveals some interesting insights into lawyers and their use of social media as part of their marketing strategy. The survey found that, while fewer lawyers are using social media compared to a year ago (88 percent compared to 91 per cent in 2015), the number of […]

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GunnerCooke launches enterprising GunnerBloom

By RedLaw | July 12, 2016

Manchester law practice GunnerCooke has created a separate ‘nursery’ firm for young lawyers to learn the business. GunnerBloom will be staffed by junior lawyers who will be responsible for running the business and generating leads. Based in the Rise Escalator in Manchester, the city’s hub for entrepreneurs, the ‘nursery’ will allow lawyers to progress quickly […]

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Brexit Advice for Partners: Is your firm right for you?

By RedLaw | June 29, 2016

Following periods of great uncertainty in the markets such as the dot-com bubble bursting and the global financial meltdown in 2008, some firms emerge stronger and some will struggle and perhaps fail. In the current climate following Brexit, you need to make sure you are in the right place for your career to grow. Here […]

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Attracting and retaining talent will be key for law firms in 2016

By RedLaw | June 13, 2016

A recent survey by the Law Consultancy Network, in association with the Law Society Gazette, has revealed that the three key issues facing law firms in 2016 are attracting and retaining talent and succession planning. The survey which can be downloaded here, was completed by 46 law firms and asked respondents what they saw as […]

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