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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Describe a Situation in which you dealt with confrontation, for example a difficult customer?

Advice This is an answer that most people can probably conjure up from somewhere as most of the workforce will have dealt with difficult customers. Everyone has had to deal with some sort of confrontation in their lives, whether in a sporting, academic or work environment. Try to think of a work-based example as these…

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Solicitors and Legal Executives – new candidates 27th March 2019

New Permanent Candidates CAN-29107 Harrow NQ Solicitor with experience in corporate commercial law, commercial litigation, property litigation and commercial and residential property. Looking for a post in Middlesex or London. CAN-29103 Croydon 4 year PQE Family Law Solicitor looking for posts in and around South London. CAN-29100 Cardiff 10 year PQE Property Solicitor looking for…

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New Candidate Update 20th March 2019 Solicitors and Legal Executives

Good morning. Please find below a list of solicitors registered with Ten Percent Legal in the past 14 days. click here to register vacancies online, email jobs@ten-percent.co.uk or call 0800 246 5001. New Permanent Candidates CAN-29085 Guildford 15 year PQE Commercial Property Solicitor with experience working for Legal 500 firms. Looking for posts in Surrey…

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New Candidate Update 13th March 2019 from Ten Percent Legal Recruitment

New Permanent Candidates CAN-29074 Ipswich Residential Conveyancer with over 5 years’ practical experience. Can manage all aspects of conveyancing from inception to registration without supervision. Solicitor. CAN-29073 Experienced Immigration Caseworker/Solicitor with Level 2 accreditation. Looking for a suitable role in Essex, North London or Central London. CAN-29065 6 month PQE Family Law Solicitor with exposure…

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Why do I never get offered job interviews – Top Tips for getting a job application noticed

Every week we get lots of permanent vacancies and locum assignments from solicitors’ firms and in house legal departments. They’re often looking for a specific type of solicitor, with sufficient experience to do a specific job. Lets take a recent example. A firm in the South East of England are looking as follows: Permanent, Full…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Describe a project where you needed to involve input from other departments – how did you identify that need and how did you ensure buy-in from the appropriate leaders and managers?

Advice This is a STAR competency based interview question. STAR stands for “Situation, Task, Action and Result” and this particular question is a strong example of where using this technique is so effective. Firstly it is probably almost impossible to answer this type of question without having thought about it before attending the interview. It…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – describe a project or situation where you took a project to completion despite important opposition.

Advice This type of question is competency based and involves using the STAR technique (Situation, Task, Action, Result). Manna from heaven for any Six Sigma practitioners or business change managers. For everyone else it is a very difficult question indeed as the majority of professionals do not spend their working lives dealing with conflict in…

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How to Work as a Lawyer in the UK – top tips

Here are the Ten Percent Legal Recruitment top tips for becoming a lawyer in the UK. Firstly, bear in mind that there are quite a few different types of lawyer working in the UK, including barristers, solicitors, “non-qualified fee earners”, legal executive, licensed conveyancer, will writers and paralegals. In case it assists, a “non-qualified fee…

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Candidate Update – New Solicitors 27th February 2019

New Permanent Candidates CAN-29065 6 months PQE Solicitor with exposure to both complex financial litigation and children matters during training contract. Looking for a suitable role in the Greater London region. CAN-29033 15 year PQE Company Commercial Solicitor and in house legal counsel. Experience in commercial contracts and data protection. Looking for posts in West…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – demonstrate an understanding of organisational issues

Demonstrate an understanding of underlying organisational issues. Advice A very difficult question if you are not used to dealing with managerial speak! This is a question involving the STAR technique of firstly identifying the situation, secondly identifying a specific task, thirdly identifying your action as part of that task and finally confirming what the result…

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New Candidate Update 30th January 2019 Solicitors, Legal Executives and Law Firms for Sale

New Permanent Candidates CAN-28977 20 year PQE Solicitor specialising in banking and construction law. Looking for ideally in house posts in South Wales and surrounds. CAN-28986 West-Central London September 2018 qualified family and child care law solicitor with additional experience in will drafting. Looking for a post in London. CAN-28983 Dublin Irish solicitor open to…

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Solicitor and Legal Executive Candidate Update 23rd January 2019

New Permanent Candidates CAN-28974 Highly experienced Wills & Probate Fee Earner with STEP qualification looking for a suitable role in the Berkshire area. 20+ years experience in the field. CAN-28960 Guildford NQ Employment Law Solicitor with contentious and non-contentious experience. Further experience in company commercial law an commercial litigation. Looking for posts in Surrey or…

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