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Legal jobs


Hays Legal specialist consultants have Legal jobs across the UK including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Bristol, Reading, Cardiff, Southampton and Belfast.

Their relationships with key employers enable us to offer a wide range of legal jobs across all levels of seniority which include paralegal jobs, legal executive jobs, company secretarial jobs, newly qualified solicitor jobs, associate jobs, lawyer jobs, partner jobs and in-house legal jobs and director roles. Search below or read our Insights section for more information.


Job search advice

Briony Robertson from Hays Legal details her advice on CV and Interview prepartion. Watch our video to find out more.

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In-house Legal

Develop your in-house legal career with Hays. Read our career guide about working in-house, get an insight into typical in-house team structures and find out whether you want to get into In-house or Private Practice. Take a look at the clients we've worked with across the Commerce and Industry and Banking and Finance sectors.


Private Practice

Our guides to working in private practice can give career the edge. Our Handbook for Newly Qualified Solicitors is a great place to start. We also give you the lowdown on the unique set of challenges you can face working in a US firm. Take a look at our private pratice client list. Also, find out whether you want to get into In-house or Private Practice.

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Public Sector & Not for Profit

Our public sector and not-for-profit division provides permanent and interim legal professionals to a wide range of organisations. Our introduction to the public sector is one of the best places to get started. Our public sector client list gives you an overview of just a few of the organisations we're recently placed candidates with.

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We can help you to develop your paralegal career in whichever direction you choose. A good place to start is our Paralegal Guide. We've also put a sample paralegal CV online - how does your CV look?

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International moves

Are you thinking of taking your career abroad or to do the opposite and come to the UK? We have the information and advice available to guide you in your decisions.

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Other areas of law

Hays Legal has a wealth of information and expertise on roles within law. Read one of our guides below to discover the other places a career in law may take you.


6 tip for dealing with first day nerves

A new job can cause butterflies to flutter but there are a few things to remember that can help settle those day one nerves.

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Hays Legal Salary Guide 2016

Hays Journal - Issue 11

Hays Global Skills Index 2015

Legal Insights from Hays