We have been coaching solicitors, barristers, overseas lawyers, law students/graduates and other legal professionals since 2001, however since 2014 we have been referring any enquiries to an independent legal career coach who takes cases on a selective basis. Jonathan Fagan no longer offers career coaching himself (we are too busy on the recruitment side and the service was operated to cover costs rather than make any significant profit!). The independent coach will contact you directly to discuss and we should note that we get no financial benefit from making the referrals.
“..it was a pleasure to meet you today; it’s clear from meeting you that the reason you fell into coaching was an organic talent and interest and I’m grateful for your enthusiasm and instinct.”
“You encouraged me to look at doing something different in my career, which I have done and it’s paying off – Thank you.”
“The advice provided was very useful as it was personal and tailored to my previous qualifications, work experience and career prospects.”
“Utilising this service opened up my eyes to consider my options and career changes that I had not previously looked at. Invaluable advice on CV also.”
“I was very impressed with the first class service I received.”
“Thank you for your honest opinion and how to plan my career effectively.”
“Excellent service received.”
Students & Graduates
Are you stuck in a rut and not sure what to do? Not sure which type of law firms to apply to? Did you get a 2.2 degree and not sure what to do next? LPC graduate without a training contract? Have you had training contract interviews and not been successful? Are you going for your first interview and wanting to practice a law firm interview? Applying for mini-pupillage or pupillage and wanting to practice interviews or discuss career options?
Are you a trainee solicitor not knowing what to do once qualified or wanting to transfer your contract? Struggling to find work? Are you a solicitor or barrister wanting to change fields of law? Have you been made redundant? Are you wanting to get out of law altogether? Are you returning to the profession after a career break? Are you experiencing difficult behaviour from your employer or colleagues at work? Do you want to plan your career path out or discuss going it alone and setting up your own practice? Are you worried about a job application process or want to practice interviewing?
Entering the Legal Profession
Are you thinking about training to be a solicitor, barrister, legal executive, paralegal, and not sure where to start or which route to take? Worried that you are not cut out for the job?
Have you just arrived in the UK or looking to work in the UK and do not know where to start looking for work or how to progress your career in the UK? Are you getting rejected by agencies?
Are you a pupil barrister considering your options? Are you wanting to change fields of law, go in house or join a solicitor’s firm as an advocate? Are you wanting to get out of law altogether? Are you looking for a move into a different Chambers and wanting to practice interviewing?
Quotation Request for Legal Career Coaching
We offer a service that starts as soon as you place your order and finishes when you end your career. We offer career coaching services that last for life. We have been offering this service since April 2001 and lawyers & law students we coached then still get back in touch for further assistance as and when they need it.
The coaching process starts with a 2 hour one to one consultation with one of our consultants, tailored specifically to your individual requirements. If you are having problems getting through job interviews we will spend time practising your interview technique. If you are feeling stuck in your current job and looking at alternative options we will spend the time considering these. Every client has different needs and we tailor the session accordingly.
After we have finished the two hour session we provide you with a written report (and feedback on interview technique if relevant), any other work we have agreed (for example your CV prepared, email addresses provided, your application forms reviewed) followed by unlimited careers & CV support for life.
Each session also includes:
- Unlimited CV & Covering Letter Reviews
- Unlimited Application Form reviews
- Careers Report with feedback and advice
- Copies of our CV & Interview eBooks
We cater for solicitors, barristers, legal executives, trainee solicitors, overseas lawyers, practice managers, support staff, LPC graduates & students, BVC graduates & students, GDL graduates & students, LLB graduates & students, A Level students, overseas students, career changers and entrants to the legal profession from all walks of life.
We have been personally assisting many solicitors, barristers, trainee solicitors, paralegals and law students with their CV, interviews, relocation and careers advice. We recruit solicitors, legal executives and barristers for firms across the UK & overseas, and prepare CVs for a range of people in the profession, from senior partners and barristers to paralegals and law students. We are authors of The Guide to Writing a Legal CV and the Interview Guide for Lawyers (available at our bookshop) and our consultants lecture on CV Preparation, Interview Practice and Legal Careers to LPC students, assist lawyers personally with recruitment. You can read our daily blog here, which contains advice on interview questions, recruitment tips for firms and candidates, as well as commentary on the legal job market. You can also read FAQs on our legal career coaching service here.
We are available to give you specialist advice as required. Lawyers who have used us over the years return for impartial and free advice as their career progresses.
Consultations are available online, via Skype and face to face in London and Manchester. If you would like further information please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or click the link below to request a quotation.