Legal Recruitment from Ten-Percent Legal

Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Podcast Talk by Jonathan Fagan - High Street vs Commercial, Nepotism in Law, Criminal Law - Avoid like the plague?, Problems getting Training Contracts

Jonathan Fagan, MD of Ten Percent Legal Recruitment, gave a talk to the 93 Percent Club in Guildford on Monday 8th March 2021. In case you missed it - here is a full recording. 

 https://anchor.fm/jonathan-fagan/episodes/Jonathan-Fagan-Talk-to-the-Guildford-93PercentClub-es6634

Legal Career Advice from Ten Percent Recruitment Agency London:

 Event Details:

·         Speaker – Jonathan Fagan – Director at Ten Percent Legal.

·         Date – 8th of March 2021 at 6pm.

·         Platform for Event – Zoom.

About the Recruitment Agency:

·         Small, specialist online Legal Recruitment consultancy, established in April 2000 by two of the current directors – Jonathan and Claire Fagan.

·         Over 10,000 solicitors registered with the agency and work with hundreds of law firms across the UK.

·         If you want any more advice or information with legal issues not discussed at the event can follow this link to their page https://www.ten-percent.co.uk/articles/     

 

Introduction to Jonathan:

·         From a state school background and is a non-practising solicitor.

 

Topics Discussed:

·         Problems getting training contracts – 2:2 degrees, poor A levels, no work experience of overseas qualifications.

·         High Street v Commercial Law – what is the difference?

·         Is there nepotism in the legal profession and how can I use my own connections?

·         The lowdown on criminal law – avoid like the plague?

 

Structure of the Event:

·         18:00 – Start.

·         18:00-18:10 – Jonathan’s introduction and his route into law.

·         18:10-18:25 – Problems getting training contracts -2:2 degrees, poor A levels, no work experience, or overseas qualifications.

·         18:25-18:40 – High Street v Commercial Law – what is the difference?

·         18:40-18:55 – Is there nepotism in the legal profession and how can I use my own connections?

·         18:55-19:10 – The lowdown on criminal law – avoid like the plague?

·         19:10-19:30 – Short Q and A Session.

·         19:30 – End of the Event.

 

Jonathan Fagan is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment and a non-practising Solicitor. Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment provides online Legal Recruitment for Solicitors, Legal Executives, Licensed Conveyancers, Legal Cashiers, Fee Earners, Support Staff, Managers and Paralegals. Visit our Website to search our Vacancy Database.

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