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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Can you give me evidence that you set yourself high personal standards?

Advice This is a particular type of question where you need to have a number of examples of work you have undertaken in the past or present that can be tailored according to the question asked.  You need to think of specific examples where potentially you have completed a task well. However because this was…

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New Candidate Update dated 21st November 2018

New Locum Lawyers CAN-28884 Swindon 10 year PQE In House Corporate & Commercial Solicitor available for locum assignments. Expertise in regulated financial services, contentious and non-contentious work, structuring, drafting and negotiating high value complex contracts, tender applications, IT, procurement, finance and product development, negotiating third party and supplier contracts for the purchase of services and…

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Don't reject candidates before you get an acceptance
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Don’t tell candidates they have been rejected until you are absolutely sure that you don’t want them.

We recently had an instance where a solicitors firm interviewed three or four different solicitors for a role, which was relatively well paid and required a particular level of expertise. The partners saw four candidates at interview and made a decision after the interviews to recruit one of these. They immediately emailed the unsuccessful candidates…

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New Solicitors, Law Firms for Sale and Locum Update 14th November 2018

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements. CAN-28838 Portsmouth 15 year PQE Litigation Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Hampshire region. General civil litigation, employment law, criminal law, in-house, regulatory, local government, commercial contracts work covered. CAN-28849 Chelmsford 5 year PQE Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Essex and London areas. Housing,…

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New Solicitor Update 1st November 2018

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements. Conveyancing Locums immediately available. CAN-28822 Birmingham 15 year PQE Commercial Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Midlands. general commercial, in-house, insolvency, corporate finance and commercial litigation covered. CAN-28824 Guildford 20 year PQE Family Law and Wills & Probate Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Surrey…

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New Candidate and Law Firm Sale Update 17th October 2018

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements. CAN-28786 3 year PQE Company Commercial Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Cambridge area and surrounds. CAN-28788 15 year PQE Residential Conveyancing Solicitor available for locum assignments in the London region. CAN-28797 14 year PQE Conveyancing Solicitor available for locum assignments in the Buckinghamshire region and…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Describe a project or situation where you had to use different leadership styles to reach your goal?

Advice This is a question involving the STAR technique and another example of a question where you need to have specific projects and incidents stored in your brain ready to be adapted to answer these questions. The author of this article thinks that this approach to interviewing is not particularly good or effective.  The technique…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – describe a company you think is doing well or badly and explain why you think this is so?

Advice Preferably you will have been asked this question with just the well as opposed to the badly bit as it is a general rule in interviews that wherever possible you try to avoid any negative comment or thought about anything. It does make a difference to the perception of the interviewer if you focus…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Are you hoping for specialisation in a particular field. If so, why?

Advice This is a loaded question and one you need to be very careful about answering.  If you are applying for a junior post, for example a training contract with a solicitors’ firm, you really should not be giving any indication at this stage of an interest to specialise in.  You simply do not know…

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Candidate Update dated 3rd October 2018

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements. CAN 21637 Commercial Property and Corporate Commercial Solicitor with over 20 years experience available for locum work in London, the Midlands and the Home Counties. CAN 24419 15 year PQE Company Commercial Solicitor looking for locum assignments in the Surrey and London areas. Also experienced in commercial…

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Legal Job Interview Question and Answer – Are you considering any other positions at the moment?

Advice This question really depends on the circumstances of the interview. If you have been headhunted, are currently in employment and not particularly looking until you were approached then it would be perfectly acceptable to give a straightforward answer. If not, you need to consider your response very carefully. If you give an affirmative answer…

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Candidate Update – Solicitors and Legal Executives – 27th September 2018

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements (we have over 700 active locums registered with us covering the UK – CVs usually sent within 60 mins). Ref 26091037 Real Estate and Finance Solicitor with 5+ years experience in Legal 500 firms looking for locum work in Leeds and further afield. CAN-28765 20 year PQE…

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Solicitor Candidates 19th September 2018 from TP Legal and Interim Lawyers

New Locum Lawyers Contact InterimLawyers.co.uk with your requirements (we have over 700 active locums registered with us covering the UK – CVs usually sent within 60 mins). CAN-27740 6 year PQE solicitor available for locum assignments in the Yorkshire region. Expertise in Child care law, residential conveyancing and commercial law. Huddersfield CAN-27742 20 year PQE…

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