8 Oct, 2019

Brexit at Tiffany’s

We all know the song, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s”. Released on July 4th 1995 by the US band Deep Blue Something, it peaked at number five in the US charts and reached number one in the UK. The song is sung from the point of view of a man whose girlfriend is on the verge of […]

12 Sep, 2019

Career progression

  It’s all too easy to become comfortable at work, to fall into a patterns of repetition, doing the same thing over and over, becoming complacent and eventually stagnating rather than progressing. It’s easy to convince yourself that the path you’re taking, which is often the path of least resistance, is the correct one. I’m […]

22 Aug, 2019

First Impressions

First Impressions It’s true, first impressions last and it’s a shame that you only get one because they really do count. It can sometimes be difficult to make a good first impression but that might depend on the situation. Conversely, it might be really easy but again this would also depend on the situation. Let’s […]

16 Aug, 2019

Salary & Performance Review – Know your worth

Salary/Performance Reviews – Knowing your worth and managing the process for your benefit As I sit here on a (another) rainy day in Manchester in mid-August, it is sometimes tough to remember its summer time and therefore pay/performance review time for many in the legal profession! I have advised candidates, friends and associates through these […]

26 Apr, 2019

Merseyside JLD – April Social

It is always great to be over in Liverpool supporting the MJLD and even better when that involves a curry! We really enjoyed the evening which provided a very informal setting for juniors lawyers to meet up and share their experiences. As a business we recognise the importance of being able to meet our candidates […]

14 Aug, 2018

Why is Manchester the place to be(e)?

Why is Manchester the place to be? Everybody knows that everything is cheaper up North- so it makes sense that companies are making use of this by sending some of their work this way. In recent years we have seen several international law firms entering the Manchester market and the question is; Is Manchester a […]

7 Jun, 2018

In the summertime when the weather get’s hot…

In the summertime when the weather gets hot…. That all time, Mungo Jerry Classic. It has certainly felt like summertime in Manchester in recent weeks and I’m sure most of us hope, long may it continue! Summertime in the legal profession (aside from beer garden drinks after work), means pay and promotion reviews! These will […]

3 Jan, 2018

Happy New Year from Think Legal Recruitment

It’s great to be back and Paul and I are very much looking forward to working with our clients and candidates again in 2018. It is traditional at this time of year to reflect on the past 12 months and set goals for the future. I thought I’d use this blog to look back on […]