Has the pandemic sparked a wave of relocation?

The shift to remote working over the last eighteen months has made relocation a viable option for a lot more people. But are we seeing greater numbers moving to the South West – and what does this mean for the legal recruitment market here? We may be biased but who...

Glowing review!

I was recently made redundant and my family and I decided we wanted to move from London to the South West. I initially approached one of the large recruitment companies in the area to assist me in finding a suitable role as a solicitor. The large recruitment company...

Law firms driving legal recruitment after lockdown

As life returns to a measure of normality after months of disruption, it is business as usual for many law firms. The legal recruitment market is busier than ever but candidates are proving a little more cautious. We look at the opportunities and trends as we head...

Legal recruitment trends for 2021

Law firms have had to adapt quickly to the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic, which had a knock-on effect on recruitment strategy, particularly during those first few months. After the challenges of 2020, what will the legal recruitment landscape look like in 2021?...

How a specialist legal recruiter can help you.

Recruitment is always an investment but, in these turbulent times, it is more important than ever to have a robust process in place so that you can hire confidently. As a specialist legal recruiter, Legal Southwest will help you to recruit carefully, so that you can...

Tips For Law Graduates In Tough Times

Law graduates looking to secure a training contract are facing uncertainty, thanks to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. With competition tougher than ever, what can you do to move your job hunt forward? Law firms have been responding to the economic fallout from...