Junior Lawyer Virtual Lunch: Tech & Key Skills
Book a place at November's Junior Lawyer Lunch, where Christopher Tart-Roberts, Head of Lawtech at Macfarlanes, will talk through what tech & key skills junior lawyers should have a grasp on to accelerate their career and become a valuable team member.
10 tips for time-recording and legal timesheets
The legal industry is a behemoth, and timesheets are the lifeblood that course through its legislative veins. Working in law means you'll be filling out a lot of timesheets. There's a definite art to doing this, so read our 10 timesheet tips now!
Is law a vehicle for generosity and charity? with Barry Matthews
Our sixth episode of Humans of Law sees Mary talk with Barry Matthews, Founder of the Social Mobility Business Partnership.
Using law to solve problems with Keily Blair
The third episode of Humans of Law sees Louise talk with Keily Blair, Head of Cyber, Privacy & Data Innovation London at Orrick.
How to become an interim lawyer
Working as an interim lawyer through Flex Legal can give you more variety in your work, more time working on the projects you're interested in, and a better life / work balance. Read more about making the transition to the interim lifestyle in this blog post.
October 30 2020
5 top tips for coping with professional mistakes
Making mistakes is an unavoidable part of any professional journey - and the legal industry is no exception. Despite this, it can still be difficult to own up to mistakes when they happen, and many junior legal professionals are unsure how to address them.
July 5 2018
Office dos and do nots
This might sound very obvious but being prompt is really important. If you are meant to be at work at 9, then you should really be there before 9
How to see if a company is eco-friendly/socially responsible
How can you tell if a company is truly environmentally and socially responsible from the outside? We addressed this in our latest Virtual Lunch, with Victoria Ferguson, GC at MMC Ventures, and Sung-Hyui Park, Senior Associate at Bates Wells.
Mental health in law with Elizabeth Rimmer
In episode 8 of Humans of Law, Mary rounds off Series 1 by talking to Elizabeth Rimmer, CEO of LawCare.
Why are lawyers so interesting? with Helen Lowe
The fifth episode of Humans of Law sees Louise talk with the incomparable Helen Lowe, Head of Legal Operations at easyJet.
Is law a force for good? with Chrissie Wolfe
The second episode of the Humans of Law podcast sees Mary talk with Chrissie Wolfe - Founder of the notorious Law and Broader.
How to record a great Flex profile video
Your Flex profile video is incredibly important for securing Flex roles. Think of it as the first impression you might give an employer when walking into an interview. Here's our simple guide on how to record a great video for your Flex profile!
October 14 2020
Key Skills Junior Lawyers Need To Succeed
We were delighted to welcome Sarah Hunt, Neil Campbell and Emma O’Connor as guest speakers at our latest Virtual Lunch in collaboration with LexisNexis and Crafty Counsel. Sarah is Head of People Development at Osborne Clarke; Neil is Managing Legal Counsel at RBS; and Emma is a Talent Development Manager at Dentons. The topic for the call centred around the key skills that junior lawyers need to succeed, with the speakers drawing on their own experiences to offer excellent insights to attendees.
Bonus Episode - Series 1 Roundup
In this special bonus episode of Humans of Law, Mary and Louise round off our first series by reflecting back on the first 8 episodes.
The importance of bravery with Holly Moore
Episode 7 of Humans of Law sees Louise talk with the inspirational Holly Moore, Solicitor Apprentice at ITV and founder of thatlawblog.
Crowdfunding Justice Campaigns with Maeve Storey
Our fourth episode of Humans of Law features Mary talking with the delightful Maeve Storey, Head of Crowdjustice.
The love of the legal mission with Alex Smith
In our first episode of the Humans of Law podcast, Louise talks with Alex Smith - Global RAVN Product Lead at iManage.
December 16 2020
5 ways to update your Flex Legal profile
Interested in securing work through Flex Legal? Updating your Flex Legal profile is the best way to ensure you get put forward and selected for roles. Here's 5 key suggestions for ways you can update your Flex profile, and increase your chances of securing work!
September 23 2020
Principles for a successful remote paralegal placement
This year our business flipped from paralegals in offices to remote supervision and we’ve learnt a lot from this experience. In light of the recent news that office workers should ‘work from home’ where they can for the next six months, we wanted to share some of our principles for a successful remote paralegal placement