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July 2017

A Beginner’s Guide to Land Law

This month, we are reviewing key aspects of English land law. Students often find land law a difficult subject to study. Part of the reason for this may be because ownership of land in England has its roots in the feudal system established by William the Conqueror after 1066. The modern source of land law is derived from common law, equity, and legislation such as the Law of Property Act 1925 and the Land Registration Act 2002. 

Are You a Procrastinator?

Almost everybody at some point in their lives has procrastinated in order to avoid doing their work or a task in the vain hope that it might complete itself, or maybe even disappear. Unfortunately for you and me, it never disappears; in fact, it normally gets more and more urgent or difficult to do. The best way out of this cycle is probably not to get into it in the first place.

How to Deal With Challenging Clients

Dealing with clients can be one of the most challenging aspects of legal practice. Some clients can be patient and appreciative of your work, whilst others can be very hard to satisfy, demanding, stressful and upsetting. Clients may even not pay their fees, complain to the Law Society or sue for negligence if they feel that they have been treated unfairly. 

How Will Brexit Affect Our Legal System?

One year on from the referendum which resulted in a vote to leave the European Union, many people in the United Kingdom are interested to know what the outcome will be on our legal system.

Standing Out in the Crowd

“Citius, Altius, Fortius”

Would You Like to Work Your Way Up the Ladder?

Career advancement is simple to achieve if you put your mind to it and have the right attitude. You need to make sure you stand out from the crowd and are recognised for your worth.

Ensure you’re noticed and credited for work

Legal Secretary Vacancies July 2017

Here is a selection of vacancies from our Legal Secretary Jobs Board this month:

Corporate Transaction Documentation Support - Scribestar
Location: London/Remote working
Salary: £12 - £14 per hour

Scribestar Limited is recruiting a number of skilled Legal Secretaries on a flexible basis.