4 day working weeks – how do they work, what are the key considerations. Article from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment on 4 day working weeks.
Horrible bosses cause an exodus of staff every January, which is easily preventable by not being a horrible boss! Top tips for being a nicer person, a horrible bosses test and advice on not losing staff in January each year.
How does the economic cycle affect locum & permanent work? Article from Jonathan Fagan, MD at Ten Percent Legal Recruitment on the typical annual economic cycle and its effect on recruitment.
Advice on career plans for solicitors from Jonathan Fagan, Director of Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
Can we help international lawyers? An article by Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
Changing from conveyancing to crime – a good idea? Advice for solicitors changing practice areas from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
Getting into law – article for 15-17 year olds looking to start a legal career, from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
Locums – get paid promptly, or else – an article by Ten Percent Legal and Interim Lawyers for locums and would be locums,
I’m at a crossroads in my career, I’m 10 years qualified, and I’m fed up in my job. What should I do?
Fed up with your legal career? An article packed full of advice for solicitors thinking about changing jobs or making a career move. Ten Percent Legal
Can you help me set up a law firm to change the legal profession? Article from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment and Jonathan Fagan.
Cost of becoming a law firm partner. Article by Ten Percent Legal Recruitment and Jonathan Fagan Business Brokers.
Which fields of law pay best? Article from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment for law students and lawyers looking at choosing law areas.
One of the key issues in relation to offering flexible hours and remote working is the attitude of well established law firm owners, particularly in the smaller sized SME sector, where the recruiting partner or manager is very often the owner of the practice.
Can a lawyer be a millionaire? Article by Jonathan Fagan, MD of Ten Percent Legal Recruitment and a non-practising solicitor.
Our experiences (as business owners and legal recruiters) of providing rewards and benefits to our employees and those we see in the legal profession.
Article outlining experience of age discrimination from a legal recruitment perspective. Jonathan Fagan of Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
I am available for locum work but I don’t have my own limited company – will I have to work on a PAYE basis?
I am available for locum work but I don’t have my own limited company – will I have to work on a PAYE basis? No. An article by Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
Difference between Employment Agency and Employment Business. Article by Jonathan Fagan, Ten Percent Legal Recruitment.
locums are now very reluctant to take assignments that involve any or all of the time being based in an office rather than working remotely. An article by Interim Lawyers Legal Recruitment.
Ten Percent would like to build a picture of the current situation regarding residential conveyancing across the UK legal job market. We hope that the data collected will assist firms and candidates alike with decision making over the months to come.
Ten Percent Legal would like to build a picture of the current situation across the UK legal job market for locums. We hope that the data collected will assist locums generally in the future.
Business meetings – a waste of time in the post-coronavirus world? And is it normal for someone to work on their laptop throughout a meeting? Is Zoom the future?
Can a solicitor be a millionaire – advice on whether it is possible. If you dont bother reading the article – yes it is! But probably not as a solicitor, more as a business person.
Rule of Thumb for Pay A simple rule of thumb is that corporate and commercial law fields pay well, personal service law fields pay not so well. Corporate and commercial solicitors can be earning £100k and upwards, personal service law fields (aka high street solicitors) earn up to around £50k in most cases. Local authority…
Today we had an email from a law firm who owe us a reasonable amount of money and following a letter before action we received a detailed response from one of the directors at the solicitors firm explaining his understanding of the fee and how it should be paid. Part of this explanation and discussion…
For years we have very patiently advised clients contacting us to request solicitors with a following, ie the ability to bring their own work and files to a new firm, that there is the small matter of a Restrictive Covenant ever present in most contracts of employment. As anyone knows, you cannot simply walk out…
This is one of the number one questions asked by clients who instruct Ten Percent Legal to seek a buyer for their law firm or accountancy practice. If I retire what can I get for my business and by implication how long have I got before I run out of money once I have retired?…
If you are a South African qualified lawyer who has decided to come to the UK to experience our high quality weather, our stable political system and our well functioning courts, congratulations! You may have spent 20 years practising in a good quality South African law firm undertaking high quality legal cases and you may…
We have written about this before some years ago, but it seems that there are solicitors firms out there who are trying to rip off duty solicitors and this is advice on how not to get scammed by crime firms recruiting duty solicitors. It seems that there are a couple of firms in England who…
There are a lot of different terms used for the work of a childcare solicitor. You will often see them described as solicitors with care proceedings experience, solicitors who do publicly funded family law work (just about the only thing left now that is publicly funded is care work), social services family lawyer, local authority…