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Recruiters – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly!

Due diligence for your career Like everything in life there are some excellent recruiters out there, some decidedly average and some downright awful. The problem …

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Lawyers earn less than you think

The words lawyer, solicitor and barrister immediately conjure up in the general public’s mind a (very) well paid, fairly genteel and stress free job. They …

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Top Tips for Candidates – finding & getting the right legal job (Part 1)

Tip 1: Make Your CV Relevant Don’t worry about your CV being longer than 2 pages if it is crammed with relevant examples of work …

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Due diligence for your career (or how to find the perfect legal job)

Like everything in life there are some excellent legal recruiters out there, some decidedly average and some downright awful. The problem that you have as …

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Top Tips for Candidates – finding & getting the right legal job (Part 2)

Tip 4: Your CV is a Door Opener to the Perfect Law Job Your CV is a door opener – make it sell you and …

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Top Tips for Candidates – finding & getting the right legal job (Part 3)

Tip 7: Be Realistic Be realistic – big salary jumps, retraining into a new area of law and promotions in status to Partner are the …

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Top Tips for Candidates – finding & getting the right legal job (Part 4)

Tip 8: First impressions count  First impressions count – smart dress, a firm handshake and good grooming go a long way. Solicitors are meant to be confident …

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Top Tips for Candidates – finding & getting the right legal job (Part 5)

Tip 10: Be patient   Be patient – your dream role with your dream firm might not be on offer right now – so be prepared …

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Who wants a work / life balance?

Up until recently our whole legal system from a career perspective was geared up to a Darwinian race to the top. Lawyers would work harder …

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QED Legal – The Story So Far

550 lawyers placed, 200 testimonials and 3 years QED Legal celebrates its 3rd birthday this October. We placed our first lawyer 2 weeks later and …

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Counteroffers

Posted 18 Dec 2015 by Toby Williamson Most lawyers give careful consideration to making a career move. They think about the fundamental reasons behind why …

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Recruitment manners – Are you rude and ignorant?

I bet the answer to that question for most of us is “no, of course not – how dare you suggest otherwise!”. I have been …

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In House – is the grass greener?

I have lost track over the years of the number of commercial, corporate, banking, construction and employment solicitors that I have spoken to who are desperate to …

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Oxford RUFC

QED Legal is proud to continue sponsorship of grass roots sports teams with the U14’s kit sponsorship at Oxford RUFC 

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Toughest Race on Earth – For Charity

QED Legal is proud to be a kit sponsor for a British athlete taking part in the toughest race on earth. Hayley Robinson is taking …

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QED Legal is proud to be continuing its support of grass roots sports

QED Legal is proud to be continuing its support of grass roots sports with the sponsorship of a junior football team based in Sussex Worthing …

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Big happenings at QED Legal

It’s been quite a week at QED Legal. We celebrated our 6th birthday this week – seems (in a nice way!) that we have been around …

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QED Legal is proud to be continuing its support

QED Legal are proud to be continuing their support of grass roots sports by sponsoring the Winnington Park Under 7’s team who got the opportunity …

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QED Renews Support of England Deaf Rugby

QED Legal is proud to be associated with The England Deaf Rugby Union team. We are sponsoring one of their rising star players, Barney Reed, …

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Law firm mergers can be win-win – yes really!

Everyone has read about the big law firm mergers over the last few years. There have been a steady stream of big name, high profile …

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Manchester Trainee Solicitors Group Winter Wonderland Ball

QED Legal is proud to be the headline sponsor for this year’s MTSG Winter Ball on 24th November. It looks like a great line up …

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QED Legal 4th Birthday News

QED Legal is 4 years old this week! A lot has happened in the last 4 years – we have: Grown from 2 consultants to …

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Number game! 20-44-300-850 – what is next?

We like round numbers at QED Legal. We have have grown to 20 consultants strong in the 44 months we have been established and been …

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The England Deaf Rugby Union

QED Legal is proud to be associated with The England Deaf Rugby Union team. We are sponsoring one of their rising star players, Barney Reed, …

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Recruiting for Newly Qualified Solicitors

To all 2015 NQ’s! It’s getting to that time of year again and QED Legal are currently recruiting for a number of newly qualified roles …

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300 Lawyers 10 consultants and 28 months

Well what a start to 2015! We have opened our London office headed by Jason Connolly who is tasked with building a team around him …

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Sussex Office Opens!

We are proud to announce the opening of our new Sussex office today. Garry Mewett, a successful and well known legal recruiter is heading up operations …

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QED Legal celebrates 2nd Birthday

QED Legal turns 2 years old today. It is hard to believe that 2 years ago Jemma and I were starting off, just the 2 …

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