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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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NQ – Frequently Asked Questions

Jul 2020

As you move through this final period of your traineeship, against an uncertain job market, we have highlighted some answers to questions that we have been asked over the past month:   How is the legal recruitment market in Scotland?   As is to be expected, recruitment in general has been paused while firms consider […]

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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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FWA’s Top Tips for Working at Home

Mar 2020

As most of us find ourselves working from home amid this COVID-19 pandemic we thought we would share some of our tips for productive home working. Have a designated office space – as much as it sounds great working from your comfy couch or bed, it can lessen your productivity and motivation. Have a plan […]

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