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  • How to find legal work, when you don’t have any experience

    One of the questions we often receive via our social media is: “How do I find a paralegal role without any legal work experience?” The simple answer is: it’s tricky. However, it’s not impossible.

    Thursday, 10 June 2021
  • How to become an interim lawyer

    In the wake of Covid, the working world has unquestionably changed. The legal working world is no exception to this rule, and many lawyers have started to think about whether there’s a different or better way to work in law.

    Thursday, 3 June 2021
  • SQE supervisors can now help candidates get a head start with Flex Journal

    Flex Legal, the award-winning online platform that connects organisations to on-demand paralegals and lawyers, has today announced that its free online tool, Flex Journal now supports legal supervisors to more easily fulfil their responsibilities under the new Solicitors Qualifying Examination (SQE). Supervisors can now use the simple, digital platform to seamlessly manage the approval of candidates’ work experience in one, secure, centralised location. 

    Tuesday, 18 May 2021
  • 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

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Jeff Zindani

The growth game – better to buy than build?

A law firm without a growth strategy is like any business that fails to plan for the future. It may continue to thrive in the short term but in the long term it is unlikely to succeed.


Preparing your staff for returning to the office

A recent story hit the headlines that CEOs were struggling to get their employees back into the office following the lifting of Covid-19 restrictions.


Litigation funding: Maturity and mergers

The general industry consensus is that multiple new entrants will continue to enter the litigation funding market, attracted by what they perceive as the potential gains and the lack of barriers to entry.