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Jul 18, 2019, 10:07 ET Flexible Scheduling, Telecommuting Best Perks to Help Canadian Lawyers Improve Work-Life Balance, Survey Reveals

TORONTO, July 18, 2019 /CNW/ - Alternative work arrangements are gaining momentum in the legal field, new research confirms. In a recent survey by Robert Half Legal, more than six in 10 lawyers in...


Jun 11, 2019, 10:07 ET Survey: 6 in 10 Law Firms, Companies in Canada Plan to Add New Legal Jobs in Next Six Months

- Corporate law, litigation expected to drive legal job growth - Shortage of qualified candidates the greatest hiring challenge - Practice area expertise, technology skills top criteria for hiring...


May 30, 2019, 10:07 ET Survey: Nearly 7 In 10 Law Firms Plan To Increase First-Year Associate Hiring In Next 12 Months

Entry-level law associates can expect more job opportunities in the months ahead, new research from Robert Half Legal shows. Nearly 7 in 10 lawyers surveyed (68%) said their law firm plans to...


Apr 24, 2019, 10:07 ET Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 Lawyers in Canada Plan to Boost Cybersecurity Spending

Legal Budgets Expected to Increase 20 Per Cent on Average in the Next 12 Months TORONTO, April 24, 2019 /CNW/ - As data security challenges continue to escalate, many law firms and corporate legal...


Feb 27, 2019, 10:07 ET Survey: Nearly One-third of Lawyers Cite Recruitment as Top Challenge for their Law Firm

83 Per Cent of Respondents Say Demand for Legal Services Has Grown in the Last Year TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2019 /CNW/ - Law firms are feeling the effects of today's talent shortage. More than three in 10...


Dec 11, 2018, 10:07 ET Survey: Two in Five Law Firms, Companies in Canada Plan to Expand Legal Teams in Next Six Months

Legal assistants, lawyers and law clerks among top full-time positions being added Shortage of qualified candidates is greatest hiring challenge Privacy/data security, general business/corporate law...


Oct 10, 2018, 10:07 ET Survey: One-Third Of Lawyers Would Make Lateral Career Move For Promise Of Greater Pay Down The Road

Sometimes it is about the money. More than one-third (36 percent) of lawyers surveyed recently by Robert Half Legal said they would be most enticed to make a lateral job change to another law firm if ...


Jun 21, 2018, 10:07 ET Survey: Litigation to be Strong Driver of Legal Hiring in Canada for Next 6 Months

Nearly one-third (30 per cent) of lawyers expect litigation to produce the greatest number of legal jobs Within the litigation specialty, securities and corporate governance is the leading driver of...


May 03, 2018, 10:07 ET 25 Tips For Prospective Law School Students From Practicing Lawyers

TORONTO, May 3, 2018 /CNW/ - Undergraduate students considering law school should learn as much as they can about the ins and outs of a legal career before making the leap, a recent Robert Half Legal ...


Mar 21, 2018, 10:07 ET Survey: Blended Law Clerk and Legal Assistant Roles Account for Nearly One-Third of Legal Support Jobs in Canada

TORONTO, March 21, 2018 /CNW/ - As clients seek legal services at lower costs, the need for multifaceted support staff is growing. More than half of Canadian lawyers (52 per cent) interviewed by...


Jan 24, 2018, 10:07 ET Compliance Top Challenge for Legal Departments in 2018, Say 41 Per Cent of Lawyers Surveyed

TORONTO, Jan. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - In-house counsel are grappling with a growing number of corporate regulations and transactions, a new survey suggests. More than four in 10 lawyers (41 per cent)...


Dec 14, 2017, 10:07 ET Survey: Litigation to Offer Greatest Legal Job Opportunities in Next Six Months; 33 Per Cent of Canadian Lawyers Plan to Expand Teams

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Litigation is expected to yield the greatest legal job prospects in the months ahead, new research reveals, with one-third of lawyers planning to add to their existing...


Nov 30, 2017, 10:07 ET Survey: One in Three Lawyers Object to Workplace Stress

54 Per Cent of Canadian Lawyers Say Exercise is Best Stress Buster TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2017 /CNW/ - Helping legal professionals diminish job-related stress and improve work-life balance may be an...


Oct 19, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: More Than One-Third of Canadian Lawyers Plan to Boost Cybersecurity Spending in Next 12 Months; Budgets to Increase 25 Per Cent on Average

TORONTO, Oct. 19, 2017 /CNW/ - As the volume and magnitude of data breaches grow, legal organizations are investing greater resources to protect against cyber risks and bolster data security...


Sep 20, 2017, 10:00 ET One-Quarter of Law Firms to Expand First-Year Associate Hiring

Firms Spend Average of $12,000 to Recruit and Train Each Entry-Level Lawyer TORONTO, Sept. 20, 2017 /CNW/ - Newly minted associates may see employers extend more job offers, research indicates....


Jun 14, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: One-Third of Canadian Lawyers Plan to Add Legal Jobs in Second Half of 2017; 71 Per Cent Cite Hiring Challenges

TORONTO, June 14, 2017 /CNW/ - Increased hiring is predicted for the legal field in the months ahead, with litigation offering the greatest job opportunities. Nearly one-third (32 per cent) of...


Jun 01, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: More than One-third of Canadian Lawyers Report Rise in Litigation Related to Social Media and Mobile Devices

TORONTO, June 1, 2017 /CNW/ - While social media sites and mobile devices offer expanded communication and flexible work options, they are also causing a spike in litigation. More than one-third (37...


Mar 15, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: Nearly One-Quarter of Canadian Lawyers Plan to Hire Law Clerks in the Next 12 Months

TORONTO, March 15, 2017 /CNW/ - Skilled law clerks may find more job opportunities available to them this year. Nearly a quarter of lawyers (23 per cent) interviewed by Robert Half Legal said their...


Feb 08, 2017, 10:00 ET Survey: More Than Four In 10 Lawyers Expect Their Law Firms To Increase Marketing Spend In 2017

They may not have put out ads for the big game, but many law firms intend to make more of a splash this year. Nearly half (45 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal anticipate their...


Dec 15, 2016, 10:00 ET Litigation expected to drive hiring in first half of 2017

Nearly One-Third of Canadian Lawyers Plan to Add New Legal Jobs TORONTO, Dec. 15, 2016 /CNW/ - The legal field is expected to see steady hiring with litigation projected to yield the greatest job...


Nov 30, 2016, 10:00 ET Keeping It Casual

Nearly Half of Canadian Lawyers Prefer Less Formal Work Environment, Survey Finds TORONTO, Nov. 30, 2016 /CNW/ - Canadian lawyers may dress formally for clients and court appearances but many prefer...


Oct 06, 2016, 10:00 ET Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Salary Guide

Average Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs in Canada Projected to Rise 3.1 Per Cent in 2017 TORONTO, Oct. 6, 2016 /CNW/ - Starting salaries for legal professionals in Canada are expected to increase...


Sep 14, 2016, 10:00 ET Survey: Nearly One-Quarter Of Law Firms Plan To Boost Lateral Hiring In Next Two Years

The legal field may see a lift in lateral hiring in the months ahead. More than half (58 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half Legal said lateral hiring is an effective strategy for ...


Jul 26, 2016, 10:00 ET Raising The Bar: One In Three Lawyers Report 80-Plus Hours Of Pro Bono Work Annually, Survey Finds

Despite busy schedules and rising caseloads, lawyers are making more time for pro bono work. Nearly one-third (30 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed by Robert Half Legal said they donate...


Jun 16, 2016, 10:00 ET Canadian Lawyers Share their Hiring Plans for the Second Half of 2016

Survey Reveals Employers' Challenges in Finding Skilled Talent TORONTO, June 16, 2016 /CNW/ - An increase in hiring is predicted for the legal field with one-third (33 per cent) of Canadian lawyers...