The legal market certainly seems to be improving that much is clear but how does the ibncrease in demand for legal practicioners with fee earning experience help those who are looking for their first step into the Law?

There is no getting away from it finding that first opportunity is hard, very hard and with a number of people on the market who have been looking for over 12 months how can you begin to set yourself apart?

Volunteering with local law firms is one option and you may have more success looking to your local firm that one of the large commercial practices however, the market currently favours the flexible so our advice would be continue looking for the position in you preferred discipline but do at the same time consider what other areas you may wish to practice. While it is stating the aobvious but the wider the net the greater your chance of getting your legal career under way.