Firm Features

What if you could put your legal knowledge to good use in a job which boasts variety, responsibility and a competitive salary to boot? The Lex 100 editor Hawys Boobier finds out more about the unique and exciting role of a company secretary and why there aren't many jobs like it.

Friday, 28 April 2017 11:11

The Lex 100 Regional View: Southern Draw

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Having covered more miles than a general election canvasser, Lex completes its review of the regions in the South of England (excluding London), where trainees enjoy a healthy work-life balance and top-notch career prospects. Report by Kate Durcan.

Friday, 10 February 2017 11:58

Time recording - have you heard of it?

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The timesheet: A necessary evil for the seasoned lawyer and a daunting prospect for the future trainee. You may not have realised it yet but once you are a solicitor in private practice, you will most probably have to account for all of your time, in 6-minute units. 

Wednesday, 23 November 2016 14:47

The Lex 100 Regional View: In the Middle of the Action

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As we continue the Lex series of regional reviews, trainees at leading law firms in the Midlands reveal why they have the best of both worlds: first-class training and an enviable quality of life. Kate Durcan reports.

If you’re passionate about criminal law and delivering justice, joining the Crown Prosecution Service could be the career for you. Kate Durcan dropped by the CPS’s London HQ to cross-examine the recruitment team and current trainees on what it takes to be a prosecutor.