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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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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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