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Most women in law feel their career progress has been hampered by their gender
Laurence Simons
Most women in law feel their career progress has been hampered by their gender
More than half of women with jobs in law – 62% – say their gender has hampered their career progress, acco...
13/06/2016
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How diverse is the legal profession?
Clare Butler
How diverse is the legal profession?
Further Andrew Wintle's recent commentary in the press, this research coincides with our renewed focus on diversity in the le...
21/04/2016
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September 2015 Newsletter
Laurence Simons
September 2015 Newsletter
Lawyer under fire: Judge loses it The never-ending story of China’s legal growth US embraces compliance Th...
14/09/2015
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Should in-house counsel in the Middle East be bilingual?
Laurence Simons
Should in-house counsel in the Middle East be bilingual?
The obvious response would be – yes! In reality, however, the value add of lawyers needing to speak and understand Arabic is ...
28/07/2015
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99% of Legal Recruiters Seek Candidates With Decision Influencing Skills
Laurence Simons
99% of Legal Recruiters Seek Candidates With Decision Influencing Skills
Last week, we considered whether or not lawyers should do an MBA – or Masters in Business Administration. The hard skills the...
27/05/2015
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The dawn of legal hyper-specialisms
Laurence Simons
The dawn of legal hyper-specialisms
A common misconception of the legal sector is that it usually remains static, moving on only as legislation evolves. However,...
22/05/2015
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Opportunity and Growth: the two themes for 2015
Laurence Simons
Opportunity and Growth: the two themes for 2015
This year is going to be full of opportunity and change in the legal and compliance sectors as confidence continues to grow. ...
23/03/2015
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France’s legal industry: Constant, steady and going in the right direction.
Laurence Simons
France’s legal industry: Constant, steady and going in the right direction.
Last year, France’s legal industry could be described as steady and cautious. This year will be a year of growth and optimism...
10/03/2015
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US lawyer takes NSA case to appeal
Laurence Simons
US lawyer takes NSA case to appeal
An activist lawyer has suffered a setback in his attempts to ban phone surveillance by the NSA - but is not giving up the fig...
10/11/2014
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US in-house market report: Competition for jobs heats up on the coasts.
Laurence Simons
US in-house market report: Competition for jobs heats up on the coasts.
With August upon us, a large number of practitioners are asking us what the rest of the year will look like in terms of in-ho...
04/08/2014
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Is the tide finally turning for lawyers in the UK Commerce & Industry sector?
Laurence Simons
Is the tide finally turning for lawyers in the UK Commerce & Industry sector?
Here at Laurence Simons we’ve seen increased activity with companies employing, not just replacing, in-house legal profession...
16/07/2014
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Lawyers, recruitment and social media
Laurence Simons
Lawyers, recruitment and social media
New research from Laurence Simons has challenged some of the perceptions currently held about lawyers, social media and the w...
27/06/2014
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Magic circle 'suffering from glass ceiling'
Laurence Simons
Magic circle 'suffering from glass ceiling'
The news that the magic circle has a glass ceiling might sound like the kind of psuedo-gibberish used in old spy films to ide...
11/11/2013
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Is the UK's legal sector getting more diverse?
Laurence Simons
Is the UK's legal sector getting more diverse?
Despite the best efforts of certain politicians, there is no doubt the UK has become a more diverse and welcoming society ove...
14/10/2013
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