CapeClarke is 2!
3 November, 2013
Today marks the second birthday of leading niche legal recruitment consultancy CapeClarke! It only seems like yesterday that CapeClarke opened its doors, beginning with an incredibly well-attended launch event in SoBe (now 51% Bourbon) in Leeds and quickly establishing itself as one of the preferred suppliers to most commercial law firms across the North of [...]
A whistlestop tour of the legal market
10 October, 2013
To say the market is still evolving is an understatement. Just when you think you have an idea as to how it all works, the trends change and people have to adapt. If we had a pound for every real estate partner who said two years ago that they thought they would be heavily recruiting [...]
The Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013 – Oh what a night!
3 October, 2013
What a night, indeed! The cream of the Yorkshire legal scene came together for a celebration of everything, well, Yorkshire legal on Wednesday 2 October 2013! Needless to say there was a buzz in the main function room of New Dock Hall in Clarence Dock as a record-setting 400+ attendees were invited in to the [...]
Real Estate… back in demand!
20 September, 2013
Yes, really! So, we’re approaching the end of September and most trainee solicitors have secured NQ solicitor roles – the majority of those successful individuals staying with their training law firms. However, a number of those trainee solicitors found themselves taking roles that were not particularly suited to them. If you are one of them [...]
CapeClarke proudly sponsors the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013
10 September, 2013
It’s time to dust off the tuxedo (go on a crash diet to fit into it!) and locate the bow tie as the awards season kicks off with the Yorkshire Lawyer Awards 2013 on 2 October 2013. The event will be held at the New Dock Hall in Clarence Dock and will be attended by [...]
CapeClarke to offer 2014 Qualification talks to Leeds trainees
2 September, 2013
CapeClarke is delighted to announce that, in conjunction with the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division, it will be hosting a seminar in the Spring of 2014 offering advice to trainee solicitors qualifying in March and September 2014. Utilising years of experience placing trainee solicitors into NQ positions across Yorkshire and the North West, we will be [...]
London or the Regions…the Property Factor?
28 August, 2013
Historically within the legal profession there has always been the “itch” to move to a large London practice. This has been driven by the promise of larger salaries (typically 25% higher within London than in an equally sized firm in the regions) and also the opportunity to act for the “bold and beautiful” clients. This [...]
CapeClarke is Headline Sponsor of the Leeds JLD Winter Ball 2013
28 July, 2013
CapeClarke is delighted to announce that it is the headline sponsor of the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division Winter Ball 2013. The highlight event of the Leeds Junior Lawyers Division calendar sees trainee solicitors and lawyers of up to 5 years PQE don their ball gowns and tuxedos for an evening of excellent food, free-flowing wine [...]
Location, Location, Location
15 July, 2013
When we meet solicitors looking to move for the first time, one of the questions we always ask them is which locations they would consider new positions in. For many, the city in which they currently live and work is the only option due to family and other personal commitments, which is perfectly understandable. Others [...]
The Qualification Season 2013: FAQs
26 June, 2013
To conclude The Qualification Season - the series of blogs produced by CapeClarke Legal Recruitment to advise trainee solicitors looking to qualify in September 2013 – we have put together a list of questions we have been asked time and again. Of course, if you have any further queries, please do contact us for a more [...]