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My #TaylorRootJourney – one year on!
“It’s the remix to ignition, coronavirus edition. I miss all my friends, and can’t get out of the kitchen.” The above musical rendition is something I firmly believe a majority of the world’s population uttered at one point or another following the unprecedented global crisis known as the pandemic. Like so many others, I too was […]
How to achieve work life balance in the age of hybrid working?
The concept of working from the office five days a week, seems unimaginable to most newcomers into the workforce. But for those of us that remember, this was the daily reality of combining a hectic work schedule and a commute with a general social and family life. Within the legal industry, this rigidity often meant […]
The STAR method: The secret to acing your next job interview
Are you good at telling stories? Do you get right to the point and include all the relevant details? Or do you tend to forget to mention key details or tend to ramble? In a job interview, you’re probably familiar with questions like “Tell me about a time when you…” or “How do you handle…..” […]
How to ace your law firm interview: five expert tips for landing your next legal role
Interviews are a necessary evil when it comes to any successful legal career. Regardless of whether you’re a recent law school graduate, paralegal, solicitor or senior legal professional, interviews are unavoidable in your pursuit of career progression. A career in law is challenging and rewarding but highly competitive – so the following hints and tips […]
How to move your legal career around the globe – Information for Australian Lawyers
We recently held our “How to move your legal career around the globe with Taylor Root – Information for Australian Lawyers” webinar, hosted by Hayden Gordine and Samantha Jones, from our Australian office. The session covered the UK and US legal market updates, current demand for Australian-qualified lawyers, visas and qualifications, overseas salaries, career development […]
How General Counsel can earn a seat on the board
As a General Counsel, you have a unique perspective on your company’s operations, risks and opportunities and you’re a key advisor to the executive team. Yet, many General Counsels are overlooked for positions in the boardroom and can’t leverage their seat on the table. Six top tips on how to earn a seat in the […]
How to move from in-house legal to a law firm
The UK legal landscape, molded by societal and technological innovations, is dynamic, ever-changing and unpredictable. It’s no surprise that many lawyers find themselves wanting to switch things up; whether it’s to explore new opportunities or take on new challenges. The traditional route of this exploration for many years meant moving from private practice to an […]
General Counsel in asset management breakfast roundtable
We will be hosting a breakfast roundtable for General Counsel in asset management. Join us to share industry insights and discuss market trends. Our session will focus on the future of asset management and how the following points will have an impact moving forwards: The event will be hosted by Taylor Root legal recruitment experts Nikki […]