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  • 10 tips for time-recording and legal timesheets

    The legal world loves a timesheet. Whether it’s recording your time on a law firm’s legal time recording software, or logging your hours with Flex Legal when you’re on a paralegal placement, accurately measuring the time you have worked is important!

    Thursday, 2 September 2021
  • How are in-house and private practice different?

    Studying law, and working in law at a junior level, can prepare you for a lot of things. They can both deepen your understanding of different areas of law, show you new ways of looking at problems, and introduce you to legal networks. What they can’t do, is teach you the nuances of legal workplaces and work cultures.

    Thursday, 19 August 2021
  • 6 Reasons to choose a legal temp agency when you’ve just graduated

    Throughout your undergraduate years, a job in the legal sector is a bit like a carrot dangled in front of you. It’s probably something you’ve been envisioning throughout your studies, but the unfortunate reality is that landing your dream job isn’t easy. The job market can be a real jungle, and you might end up looking at different carrots than the one you’d imagined.

    Wednesday, 11 August 2021
  • How to use an athlete’s mindset to achieve your goals

    The world of elite sport, it goes without saying, is competitive. Competing at a world-class level requires not only physical skill, but a strong psychological mindset. Anyone who has ever tried to commit to even a casual workout or dietary regime can attest to how surprisingly difficult it can be. Curating a mindset that allows us to push ourselves beyond the reaches of our existing abilities is exactly what allows elite athletes to excel.

    Wednesday, 4 August 2021
  • Top interview tips for law students

    A job interview is seen in profile. Two people, an interviewer and interviewee, appear before the Flex Legal branding. Facing a job interview for your first law position is a scary thing – especially when you’re still a student. Alongside your usual student worries about covering the rent, getting the best grades you can, and (let’s be honest) figuring out where in town does the best deals on pints, now you’ve got a serious interview to contend with.

    Wednesday, 28 July 2021
  • 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

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As we look towards the end of 2021 and at how the Bar has adapted to the harsh realities of the pandemic, the question beckons as to what the future holds.


The rise of cyber-criminal threat for law firms since Covid-19

The global coronavirus pandemic, and the rise in people working from home, has unfortunately provoked a growth in cyber-crime. The UK government estimates that the cost of cyber-crime is £27bn per annum.