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In House Legal Job Market for 2016

A combination of Brexit fears, a drop in oil prices and China’s economic slowdown has caused uncertainty regarding recruitment plans for many FTSE 250 businesses in London. The recruitment market in the Middle East is also far from its glory days of career and fortune, many Qatari and Emeriti…

Paralegals can now qualify without a training contract

For the past number of years Paralegals have struggled to secure training contracts, however unknown to most the SRA (Solicitors Regulation Authority) has granted an exemption for LPC graduates who can demonstrate evidence of training in 3 or more practice areas. Although this may seem straightforward the SRA will heavily…

gmk IH Salary Survey 2014

For a complimentary copy of our IH Salary Survey 2014 covering a wide range of companies including Fortune 50 and FTSE 250, with particular strength within the hedge fund and TMT sectors in the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe, please contact Liam Taaffe on liam.taaffe@gmk-legal.co.uk. Alternatively…

Making a career change from legal to compliance

Compliance may be perceived as boring but it’s a high demand area of law. As a result of tighter FSA regulations on hedge funds, lawyers are constantly faced with regulatory issues and the demand for compliance specialists is on the increase. In some cases lawyers have made the move…

The German In-house Legal Market 2012

The demand for German lawyers continues to grow in 2012 despite many of its European neighbours struggling to compete during this economic uncertainty. The majority of in-house legal opportunities in Germany have an IP/IT focus within technology and manufacturing businesses located in major cities i.e. Munich, Berlin and…