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Are you a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2020, but need more advice?

By Jason Nottage | January 27, 2020
Are you a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2020, but need more advice? Are you a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2020, but need more advice? If so, then this valuable guide – providing information on the current legal market, qualifying and…

“If I move to an offshore law firm, will I be able to come back?”

By Jason Horobin | January 24, 2020
“If I move to an offshore law firm, will I be able to come back?”​ It is the question we get asked most consistently by people considering legal jobs offshore. The answer is unequivocally yes, although with one caveat…in our…

FAQ: I’m an English Solicitor – can you help me to find a role in the USA?

By Jason Horobin | January 24, 2020
I’m an English Solicitor – can you help me to find a role in the USA? We frequently receive enquires from Solicitors in the UK looking for a role in America. We thought we’d share our advice on this.   …
Faqs about a move to the Channel Islands

A move to the Channel Islands: FAQs

By Jason Horobin | January 13, 2020
A move to the Channel Islands: FAQs What is the work like?   When speaking to trainee solicitors considering a move on qualification, we are often asked the same questions.  Here we answer a few of those FAQs and interview…
A move to the Channel Islands: Advice for a Newly Qualified Solicitor

A move to the Channel Islands: Advice for a Newly Qualified Solicitor

By Charlotte Hooper | January 7, 2020
A move to the Channel Islands: Advice for a Newly Qualified Solicitor “With net NQ starting salaries up to 60% higher than in the regional market, it’s easy to see why an ever-increasing number of trainees are beginning their legal…
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2020 NQ’s – Your timeline for securing an international role

By Jason Horobin | September 25, 2019
2020 NQ’s – Your timeline for securing an international role If you are considering an overseas move when you qualify, it pays to do a bit of preparation in advance. The timeline below sets out a recommended process which we…
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East Anglian Air Ambulance

By Jason Nottage | September 13, 2019
East Anglian Air Ambulance Origin Legal would like to offer our best wishes in support of David Beeton and his team this weekend. After months of hard training and planning, David and his 2 close friends are cycling 390 miles from…

Real Estate Planning Law Recruitment Update

By Stuart Phillips | July 17, 2019
Real Estate Planning Law Recruitment Update Is the future for Planning Law Regional? I was speaking to the head of a planning team about market trends and salaries recently and it got me wondering about the future of the planning…
Girls football is growing at an incredible pace

Girls football is growing at an incredible pace

By Jason Nottage | July 4, 2019
Girls football is growing at an incredible pace We have always been keen to help local youth sports groups by volunteering time or assisting with funding through sponsorship. One such group is Stanway Rovers Infernos, a hugely enthusiastic and well-managed…
Birketts’ Race4Business

Birketts’ Race4Business

By Jason Nottage | June 18, 2019
Birketts’ Race4Business On Wednesday 12th June, a small team from Origin Legal attended the brilliantly organised 21st Birketts Race 4 Business which this year, was fundraising for Little Havens Hospice who are ‘Making every day count’ for young people with…
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Lawyers Guide to Living & Working in Hong Kong

By Jason Horobin | May 31, 2019
Lawyers Guide to Living & Working in Hong Kong Life in Hong Kong World-class restaurants and nightlife; a vast array of shopping from high-end brands to historic markets; an iconic cityscape surrounded by mountains, parkland and beaches, and all in…
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Commitment to the Community

By Jason Nottage | May 24, 2019
Commitment to the Community Supporting our local community has always been at the heart of Origin Legal.  The team aspire to give back to the people of Colchester by getting involved in fundraising events, sponsorships and local projects. We have…