Origin Legal interview with James Geary, Managing Partner, EMW Law

Last month Jason Nottage, Director at Origin Legal took time out to take a summer lunch with new EMW Law Managing Partner James Geary. Under the gaze of St Pauls Cathedral from the roof terrace at Madison, Jason and James discuss his new appointment, the latest happenings at EMW Law and the current legal market.  […]

Why you should consider solicitor jobs in Milton Keynes for your next legal role

Sick of commuting to the city? Looking to further your legal career in a location that offers both city and rural aspects? We’ve outlined below why we think that Milton Keynes, would be the perfect place for you. Milton Keynes offers both the old mixed with the new, the ‘New City’ designed in 1967, incorporates […]

Interview with Joy Vollans, Chief Executive Officer at EMW

Last week we sat down with Joy Vollans Chief Executive Officer of EMW. EMW is a leading law firm with offices in Milton Keynes, London and Gatwick. As CEO, Joy takes overall responsibility for the day-to-day operational management of EMW. In this interview we discuss office life during the pandemic and the law firms plans for […]

2021 NQ Recruitment – opportunity

If you are a trainee solicitor qualifying in 2021 this is a valuable guide providing information on the current legal market, qualifying as a solicitor, practicing offshore, the recruitment process and more. This guide offers tips and advice to set yourself on the right path for a successful, long term career in the legal profession. […]

Lockdown 1,000

Following the cancellation of the Copford teams, Essex Way 82 mile walk, due to Covid, the team have hatched a new plan. During Lockdown over the next 28 days, Jason Nottage along with a few friends will be aiming to walk 1,000 miles for a little girl who has recently moved to Copford Essex. That […]

Origin Legals Interview With Bexley Beaumont

The growth of Bexley Beaumont during the 2020 pandemic has been incredible. The firm currently has 17 partners which is likely to grow to 20 partners by the end of the year. Recently Jason has discussed the success of the firm with its founding members Karen Bexley and Anna Beaumont What an incredible journey 2020 […]

Origin Legal’s interview with Stewart Vandermark

Last week, Jason Nottage has taken some time out to discuss all things 2020 with Stewart Vandermark, chief executive of leading East Midlands law firm Nelsons. Stewart qualified in 1994, joined Nelsons in 2001 and became chief executive in 2017. During this interview, we discuss 2020, the summer behind us and Nelsons’ response to working […]


Back in January I released my annual 2020 NQ Guide. At the time of print this seemed consistent with the market and the predictions were very much in-line with what we would normally expect and advise. However, with the arrival of Covid-19, almost overnight everything changed, meaning my advice to trainees has been adjusting daily. […]

Origin Legal interview Nigel Clark from Nexa Law

Nigel what an amazing journey you’ve had in Law both in the UK and internationally. Could you tell us a bit about your background? I trained and qualified in 1997 at a great London city firm called Wilde Sapte, that within 12 months of me qualifying had tried and failed to merge with (then) accountancy […]


Last week we sat down with Terence Ritchie. Terence is a leading Real Estate partner who has joined EMW Law this week. We wanted to explore with Terence his thoughts and feelings following his departure from SA Law. So, Terence after 17 loyal years, it must be with a very heavy heart that you’re leaving some […]