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 […]

2 Feb, 2017

Leeds JLD – Wine Tasting

Well, its the morning after the night before and what a night it was. Mid-week wine is not always well advised but on this occasion, dry January was far behind us.       Think Legal had the great pleasure of sponsoring and supporting the Leeds JLD in a wine tasting event held at the Raddison last night. […]

28 Nov, 2016

Investing in the Future

“We live in interesting times”. No doubt this is a phrase that has been mentioned in countless boardrooms across the Western World over the last 6 months or so. With Article 50 due to be invoked in March of next year and elections in France and Germany likely to provide further evidence of the rise […]

12 Oct, 2016

Why use a recruiter? #Winning

Why use a recruiter? I know it’s hard to believe (it took me a while to accept this chain of thought could even exist) but I have reached the conclusion that there are any number of lawyers, partners and HR people in law firms that think legal recruiters are an expensive, unnecessary waste of time. […]

19 Aug, 2016

What does work/life balance actually mean?

“What’s the culture like?”. “Is there an expectation to stay late in the office?”. “Are the firm flexible about lawyers working from home?”. As Legal recruiters I would say these are amongst the most common questions we get asked when talking to lawyers about alternative employment. As a result, and given the increasing importance of […]

25 Jul, 2016

Recruitment Innovation in 2016 – “Getting behind the CV”

Through the various meetings we have on a daily basis with law firm partners and senior HR professionals we constantly ask them about their recruitment experiences. “What problems do you encounter with recruitment agencies you partner with? What are your current frustrations with the recruitment process? What is the biggest problem for you in identifying […]