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The team at Gradplus are pleased to provide you with coverage of the key issues and stories in the graduate sector.


Legal firms prefer graduates with law degrees, says expert

An expert writing in the Times has said that those looking for graduate law jobs have a better chance than people who undertake one-year graduate diplomas in law (GDLs). read more...


Graduate jobs potential in UK legal market

Graduates seeking training contracts and other legal jobs at law firms in the UK may be cheered by claims that an upturn in recruitment has been predicted for the sector. read more...


AG praised for diverse legal recruitment

A leading law firm has received awards from two different organisations for its diverse legal recruitment scheme.

UK-based Addleshaw Goddard has been recognised by both the Women of the Future and Race for Opportunity, making it the only firm to receive awards from both this year. read more...


Legal graduate job hunters 'must be flexible'

Law graduates hoping to enter the legal sector should be flexible as to the type of law they wish to specialise in, it has been suggested. read more...


Students 'ready for graduate jobs change'

Students are already preparing for a change in the graduate jobs market, it has been claimed.

With the economic slowdown predicted to hit employment in the coming years, high-flying students are now considering sectors such as law and management consultancy, rather than a career in banking, reports the Economist. read more...


Law firm announces graduate training deal

An international law firm has signed a new agreement which will see all its graduate training courses offered by one provider.

The College of Law will now be the sole provide of three separate qualifications to those working in graduate jobs at Cleary Gottlieb Steen and Hamilton's city arm, reports Legal Week. read more...


Law firm considers a different approach to graduate jobs

Those looking for graduate jobs in the world of law could find that they have to take aptitude and verbal reasoning tests in the near future.

Legal Week reports that Norton Rose is considering implementing exams similar to the National Admissions Test for Law which is run by a number of UK universities. read more...


Graduate jobs news: Corporate governance to boost law vacancies

Corporate governance issues should lead to a growth in graduate jobs in the legal sector, a new survey indicates.

The study, conducted by Robert Half Legal, shows that 24 per cent of attorneys believe that the corporate and securities sector will offer the greatest number of job opportunities in the next ten years. read more...


Graduate jobs news: Law posts outside London 'pay more in relative terms'

Those looking for graduate jobs in law might find positions in London pay more, but the rising cost of living in the capital might mean they are better off living elsewhere, according to new research. read more...


Law firm ups salaries for graduate jobs

One law firm has upped the salaries of graduate employees as it seeks to widen the diversity of its trainee solicitors. read more...

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