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Legal Job Market Report February 2017

Legal Job Market Update February 2017 Key points from January 2017 as follows: * The demand for staff generally has increased in line with the seasonal norm. * Permanent recruitment has increased. * Locum recruitment has increased. * Wills and...

Legal Job Market Report 11th January 2017

Legal Job Market Update – January 11th 2017 Key points for December as follows: * The demand for staff generally has fallen in line with the seasonal norm. * Permanent recruitment has dropped. * Locum recruitment has fallen. * Wills and...

Legal Job Market Update 8th December 2016

Legal Job Market Update Key points for November as follows: * The demand for staff generally has fallen in line with the seasonal norm. * Permanent recruitment has fallen slightly but remains high. * Locum recruitment has fallen and remains...

Legal Job Market Report 10th November 2016

Legal Job Market Update – November 2016 President Trump, Brexit and England knocked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland. Who would have thought it (apart from the latter of course)… The year of uncertainty continues! STOP PRESS –...

Legal Job Market Update October 5th 2016

Legal Job Market Update September 2016 has been a very mixed month, with heavy bursts of work intertwined with plenty of opportunities for DIY outside in glorious sunshine! The legal job market remains very unbalanced. Key points for September...

Legal Job Market Report September 6th 2016

Legal Job Market Update – September 6th 2016 The legal job market has been very interesting indeed over the last 8 weeks (our last report was on July 6th). Brexit, the Olympics, the Euro 2016 tournament and lots of annual leave for everyone...

Legal Job Market Report July 6th 2016

Legal Job Market Update from Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment – post Brexit – July 6th June 2016. What a month. I suspect it will always be remembered as the month when something fairly seismic occurred, but quite what this will be...

Locum Rates of Pay – June 2016

Hourly Rates of Pay for Locum Solicitors and Legal Executives Locum hourly rate payment varies widely according to the demand, length of assignment, level of experience and advance notice available. NB: These rates are intended as a guide only....

Legal Job Market Report June 2016

Legal Job Market Update – June 9th 2016 May was, as ever, a busy month. Despite the concerns about the property market dropping off after the changes to Stamp Duty the demand for property lawyers has continued across the board. Newly Qualified...

Legal Job Market Report May 11th 2016

Legal Job Market Update – May 2016 As usual April was a quiet time for us. It coincides with the joys of the end of the tax year, Easter, school holidays and the run up to May Day Bank Holiday. This year has been busier than usual, not...

Legal Job Market Update April 2016

Legal Job Market Update – April 2016 March has been a busy month in part, but the Easter break has had an effect as ever on recruitment. It is always interesting how every Easter firms leave locum recruitment until the last minute and...

March 2016 Legal Job Market Report

Legal Job Market Update March 2016 February has been a month of two halves again (I say this every year). We spend the first week watching the post-Christmas recruitment spike recede and then skiing holidays together with half term breaks kicking...

Legal Job Market Report dated 2nd February 2016

Job Market Report dated 2nd February – also published in the Legal Recruitment News at www.legal-recruitment.co.uk. January 2016 has been a busy month in the sense that it has included a large number of permanent vacancies posted; the...

Legal Job Market Update January 2016

Legal Job Market Update December to January is a difficult time to give a job market update for. Basically just about everyone is off enjoying the festive season and very little happens! Locum requirements were up on previous years and some...

Legal Job Market Report December 2015

Legal Job Market Update November has been a mixed month, with the usual locum assignments ending as work drops off for Christmas and permanent roles increasing. We have started to see the longer term locum roles coming through and some unexpected...

Legal Job Market Update October 2015 from Ten-Percent Legal

Legal Job Market Update September has been a busy month, much busier than expected, particularly on legal support roles. The Rugby World Cup has not had the same impact that Football tournaments have on recruitment business (the FIFA World Cup...

Legal Job Market Report 3rd September 2015 from Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment and Interim Lawyers Locums

Legal Job Market Update August has been fairly predictable – plenty of locum roles coming in, a few permanent positions starting to be registered (this will pick up in September) and still a busy legal job market. It has been very difficult...

Legal Job Market Update dated 5th August 2015

Legal Job Market Update – August 5th 2015. This is our first update since the start of June, so the job market report covers two months. June and July are very busy times for us, both on the locum side and permanent. The locum side remains...

Legal Job Market Update dated June 5th 2015

Legal Job Market Update June 2015 This job market report covers both April and May 2015. The two months are usually characterised by large peaks and troughs. Firstly we get Easter, which generates a large peak of job vacancies followed by troughs...

April 2015 Legal Job Market Report

Legal Job Market Update  April 2015 March was busy. This is quite normal as we get near to Easter and the end of the financial year for a lot of firms. The locum market picks up with a good number of short term assignments coming in as well...

Legal Job Market Update 4th March 2015

Legal Job Market Update dated March 4th 2015 February has been a month of two halves as usual. We spend the first week watching the post-Christmas recruitment spike recede and then skiing holidays together with half term breaks kicking in. Locum...

Legal Job Market Report dated 4th February 2015

Legal Job Market Update dated 4th February Comments on the current market from Jonathan Fagan, MD of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment: “Since Christmas we have seen a resumption of the recruitment demand that has not really slowed down since...

Legal Job Market Report January 14th 2015

Job Market Update  – January 15th 2015 Comments on the current market from Jonathan Fagan, MD of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment: “January is a difficult month to give a job market update for. Basically, from the start of December,...

Legal Job Market Update December 3rd 2014

Job Market Update – December 3rd 2014 December 2014 – Summary: * Permanent vacancies down * Locum assignments down * Conveyancing vacancies still busy, Commercial Property vacancies busy * Wills & Probate vacancies down * Crime vacancies...

Legal Job Market Update November 7th 2014

Job Market Update – November 4th November 2014 – Summary: * Permanent vacancies up * Locum assignments up * Conveyancing vacancies up, Commercial Property vacancies up * Wills & Probate vacancies up * Crime vacancies gone, Personal...

Legal Job Market Report dated 3rd September 2014

Job Market Update – September 3rd Summer 2014 – Summary: * Permanent vacancies up * Locum assignments up * Conveyancing vacancies up, Commercial Property vacancies up * Crime vacancies gone, Personal Injury vacancies disappearing * Employment...

Legal Job Market Report June 3rd 2014

Legal Job Market Update. May 2014 – summed up in a few sentences: * Permanent vacancies same * Locum vacancies up on April * Conveyancing up, Commercial Property up * Crime down, Personal Injury down * Litigation & Family up * Further...

May 8th 2014 Legal Job Market Update

Job Market Update – May 8th April-May 2014 – summed up in a few sentences: * Permanent vacancies up * Locum vacancies up in April * Conveyancing up – severe shortage of NQ-5 year PQE solicitors * Commercial Property – severe...

Legal Job Market Update April 3rd 2014

Job Market Update – April 3rd April 2014 – summed up in a few sentences: * Permanent vacancies up * Locum vacancies up on March but still lower than an average month * Conveyancing up * Crime down * Litigation up * Further increase in vacancies...

Should I Stay or Should I Go? Updated Advice to Criminal Duty Solicitors

Should I stay or should I go? Crime Job Market Report I hope this article assists crime solicitors and does not depress anyone too much. It is a reflection of the harsh reality of crime regardless of the latest government interference in funding....