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  • How Flex Legal helped Iliana secure a training contract

    I grew up in Greece, completed the International Baccalaureate (IB) during the final two years of high school and moved to Bristol when I was 18 to start my LLB. Given that I always had an inclination to more practical subjects such as Maths, Physics, Economics, these were courses I chose while doing the IB together with subjects such as History and English which were compulsory for admission to a LLB at Bristol University.

    Tuesday, 6 April 2021
  • How Anthi works as a remote legal consultant in Greece

    Like many of us, I had a normal ‘working life’ until the pandemic hit. I never thought I would be able to work around my schedule nor that I would have the opportunity to work remotely from my home country. I have been working remotely on and off for over a year now – enjoying the sunshine, getting more time outdoors and being busier than ever!

    Monday, 29 March 2021
  • Our SQE Journal is now open to everyone!

    The Flex Legal SQE Journal is now open to everyone! You can start tracking your Qualifying Work Experience as of right now, and you don’t even have to be a Flex platform member. Start recording your SQE QWE online now.

    Monday, 22 March 2021
  • Richard Punt joins the Flex Legal Advisory Board

    Flex Legal is delighted to announce that Richard Punt has joined their Advisory Board. Richard has a wealth of experience in strategy, innovation and the digital transformation of the legal sector.

    Thursday, 18 February 2021
  • The SQE explained

    The Solicitor’s Regulation Authority has announced big changes to the qualification process for solicitors in England and Wales. Here at Flex Legal, we’re hugely excited about this! The new system offers aspiring solicitors an exciting new means to qualify without trying to break through the dreaded Training Contract bottleneck.

    Tuesday, 16 February 2021
  • SQE FAQs

    There’s a lot to unpack with the SQE, but here at Flex Legal we’re hugely excited about the possibilities it offers juniors in the legal industry. Accordingly, we’ve tried to cover as many of the recurring questions as we possibly can in this blog post. If you haven’t read it already, we’d also strongly recommend you take a look at our SQE Explained blog post.

    Thursday, 11 February 2021
  • How to kick-start your legal career

    Starting your legal career is the hardest part of the journey, and with current conditions, this has never been more true. To help those currently starting this journey, Mary Bonsor, co-founder and CEO of Flex Legal, and Sophie Gould, Flex’s Head of Learning and Development, based one of our monthly virtual lunches on this topic, in order to hear from the experts what works and what doesn’t when it comes to applications and assessment days.

    Friday, 22 January 2021
  • Training contract guide: different types of law firms

    A study published in 2011 showed that there are approximately 11,000 law firms in England and Wales alone. If you’re wanting to make some headway in the legal industry, you’re going to have to learn about every single one of them.

    Monday, 18 January 2021
  • How law students and graduates can make the most of this time

    Many of you reading this will have had your work, study, or travel plans cancelled recently. This means you’re probably finding yourself with an abundance of free time on your hands. This can be a tricky thing to come to grips with, so while it’s very important to stay active and look after yourself, do also remember that this is a great time to add some skills to your CV! We have come up with a few ideas below.

    Thursday, 7 January 2021
  • Flex Legal

    What we do Legal work can ramp up without warning and be stressful work. Our platform connects legal teams to pre-vetted lawyers and paralegals for a flexible on-demand service. We improve the end clients experience, create happier, more agile teams and… Read More

    Thursday, 31 December 2020

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Happy birthday, Shakespeare: Lessons from William’s will

Historians know precious little about the life of the author who gave the world 37 theatrical masterpieces. One of the few documents that we do have relating to his personal matters is his will.


Why the Boston Consulting Group is wrong about the Legal Services Act

It will be a great pity if any policymakers are influenced by this report because it suffers from some serious flaws and misinterpretations of what is going on in England and Wales.


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Our latest special report, produced in association with Temple Legal Protection, looks at the role of after-the-event (ATE) insurance in commercial litigation post-LASPO.