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Training Contract Mentoring available for law graduates, paralegals and non-qualified lawyers

12 Months Training Contract Application Mentoring for up to 15 law graduates, paralegals and non-qualified lawyers from Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. Looking for help finding a training contract? From January 2013, Jonathan Fagan , legal career coach, author of the Legal Recruitment blog, solicitor (non-practising) and MD of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment is going to work with up to 15 people for 12 months at a time to help each one to find and secure a training contract and qualify as a solicitor. The assistance will be as intensive as you want it to be. You will have access to expert advice on training contracts when you need it by email and telephone, as well as face to face meetings as you progress through the process of making training contract applications. The scheme is just as relevant to those applying for Magic Circle training contracts as it is to those applying to high street law firms. If you would like to be considered for this scheme, please email us at jo

Free Legal Careers, CV and Interview Support for Lawyers and Law Graduates on Jobseekers Allowance

The Ten-Percent Foundation is a charitable trust set up over 10 years ago for a whole range of purposes. Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment donates 10% of annual profits to the charity, which is the only income the trust has. During the years of 2008-2010 the company struggled to meet the payments, thanks to the recession, and as a result Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment owes an amount of money to the Ten-Percent Foundation from this period. As part of our effort to reduce the deficit (we sympathise with George Osbourne on this point!), we have decided to offer the services of me,  Jonathan Fagan , for occasional free career coaching sessions to anyone in the legal profession experiencing financial hardship, in lieu of our own financial commitment. These will be available to any qualified lawyers or law students/graduates in receipt of Jobseekers Allowance (or equivalent) and usually possible at fairly short notice (4-7 days) to meet us in London and occasionally Chester for a free 1-2