Every year Career Legal publishes a review of the legal market. Their 2018 market review has been very enlightening, particularly in respect of the changing role of Legal PAs in the big-city law firms.
A story that may have caught your attention this year is that the United Kingdom does not currently have a judge sitting in the International Court of Justice. This is the first time this has happened in the court’s 71-year history, so many have considered it a bit of a momentous occasion.
For your interest, inspiration that anything is achievable and also, I hope, enjoyment, I set out below in summary how I progressed my career from secretary to qualified lawyer and subsequently programme leader for over ten years at The Law School at The University of Westminster.
Are you studying a Legal Secretary course and need to improve your everyday secretarial skills? Or maybe you are qualified as a Legal Secretary but feel you need to improve your everyday secretarial skills on the latest software?
ILSPA’s Legal Secretary Jobs Board brings together Legal Secretary positions from around the country into one convenient place. It is the only niche Legal Secretary Jobs Board in the UK, and there are a wide range of roles advertised, from trainee to experienced.
After the personal tax allowance and the duty on alcohol and tobacco, one of the most eagerly scrutinised elements of the UK Government’s Annual Budget Statement is Stamp Duty. More correctly known as Stamp Duty Land Tax, this is a levy that is of interest to anyone who is considering the purchase of a house.
What is Stamp Duty?
At SecsintheCity’s PA of the Year Awards 2017, there were two Legal PA winners. Meet Lyn Lennox, Legal PA at The Law Society and winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award.
How did you become a PA?
I studied a PA Diploma and A levels at college, after which I became a Legal Secretary at a major London law firm. After this role, I was lucky enough to be recruited as a PA to a Chairman of a London surveyors.
SecsintheCity has just launched its new mobile app, which allows jobseekers to get the latest PA, EA and admin jobs direct to their phones as soon as they’re posted.
The app allows users to apply for the latest jobs with global brands, FTSE-listed firms and market-leading recruiters by:
More than 110,000 divorce proceedings were begun in 2015, but soon the bulk of divorces may take place over mobile phones and computers. The Government has continued with the digitisation of various legal processes across England and Wales, and this includes divorce proceeding. HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) piloted a scheme last year which enabled people to apply for a divorce online, print off the form and send it to court.