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COP 26 – 2021

Nov 2021

“We are the first generation to feel the effect of climate change and the last generation who can do something about it.” – Barack Obama, Former US President With COP26 on our doorstep, we have been thinking, as individuals, what part we can play in helping tackle climate change.  There are endless ways on various […]

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Pre and Post Interview Checklist

Oct 2021

Before Study job description, noting examples of relevant experience. Research the interviewers, firm/organisations thoroughly, including their values and mission. Industry/company news.  Are there any current affairs that may be affecting the firm/organisation?  Check firm/organisation website and social media for any recent news updates. If it is a video interview check you are properly set up […]

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FWA 25 year’s Anniversary – Candidate Q&A

Apr 2021

As part of our 25th year celebrations, we took the opportunity to speak with one of our candidates, Liz Salmon, regarding her career in Law. We placed Liz in our 1st year in business and more recently our 25th year. Here is what she had to say around her experience: What first attracted you to […]

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Looking ahead at 2021!

Jan 2021

We had a busy end to 2020 and this seems set to continue as we have already received some exciting new roles! We are looking to the year ahead with positivity, hope and gratitude for all our clients and candidates, who have not only supported and trusted us throughout this pandemic but over the past 25 […]

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5 Minute Career Coach

Oct 2020

It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of a career change – especially if your friends and peers are making what look like life-changing decisions or the job market is looking very enticing.

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Flexible working – is this the new normal?

Aug 2020

Flexible working is no longer a taboo and only for working mums, it is celebrated and enjoyed in the majority of work places.  There are lots of benefits to flexible/remote working for both employee’s and employer’s which everyone here at FWA enjoys. Flexible working has many positive effects, the main one is a better work […]

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In-house versus Private Practice

Jul 2020

Is the grass greener?’ We identified the growing emergence of in-house opportunities, as well as the fact that similar skills apply in both private practice and in-house.

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Considering making a move to in-house?

Jun 2020

In-house remains as attractive as ever to private practice lawyers looking for that ‘fresh challenge’ and that ‘different role’ particularly in terms of commerciality and business interaction.

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INTERIM WORKING – COULD THIS BE YOUR NEXT MOVE?

Jun 2020

More and more lawyers now choose to work on an interim or project basis.  For some it is an opportunity to return to or enter the market or when maternity leave or even a sabbatical has come to an end.  It can also provide foreign qualified lawyers with experience of working in the UK.  For […]

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People Development – The most important asset to a Business

May 2020

If successful recruiting is about more than just hiring people then People Development is the first stage in any programme focusing on Business Development.

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