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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...


May 19, 2016, 10:00 ET Survey: Nearly One-Quarter of Lawyers Would Start Their Own Law Firm

Hanging out a shingle has become more attractive to lawyers, a new survey shows. Nearly one-quarter (23 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal said they would establish a law firm if...


Apr 06, 2016, 10:00 ET What's The Top Legal Page-Turner Of All Time?

More than 50 years after it was published, Harper Lee's Pulitzer Prize-winning book is still earning praise. Forty-six percent of lawyers recently interviewed by legal staffing and consulting...


Feb 17, 2016, 10:00 ET Demand for specialized expertise among top trends influencing hiring in legal field

TORONTO, Feb. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - As law firms and companies strategically supplement their legal teams to pursue new business opportunities, competition is increasing for job seekers with in-demand...


Oct 14, 2015, 09:59 ET Survey: Nearly Half Of Lawyers Say Mentors And Peers Are 'Go-To' Sources For Legal Career Advice, Beating Out Family Members

Lawyers provide legal counsel to others, but who do attorneys turn to for advice on managing their own careers? Nearly one-quarter (24 percent) of lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal said...


Sep 22, 2015, 13:19 ET Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Salary Guide

Average Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 2.7 Per Cent in 2016 TORONTO, Sept. 22, 2015 /CNW/ - Starting salaries for legal professionals in Canada are expected to increase 2.7 per...


Sep 01, 2015, 10:00 ET Plan B: Survey Reveals Alternate Careers for Canadian Lawyers

TORONTO, Sept. 1, 2015 /CNW/ - In lieu of practicing law, many lawyers would have pursued a career in business, education or science, a recent survey by Robert Half Legal reveals. Fifteen per cent of ...


Aug 06, 2015, 10:00 ET New Report: Tech Challenges, Need For Specialized Expertise Redefining Practice Of Law

Technological innovations and the movement toward specialization are two of the key drivers of change in the legal field today, according to Future Law Office 2020: Redefining the Practice of Law, a...


Jun 25, 2015, 10:00 ET Nearly Four in 10 Lawyers Plan to Hire in Second Half of 2015; Two-Thirds Cite Challenges Finding Skilled Legal Professionals

TORONTO, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Nearly four in 10 (38 per cent) lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies will be expanding their legal teams in the...


Jun 04, 2015, 09:59 ET 25 Things I Wish I'd Learned In Law School

Students readying themselves for law careers should take time to set books aside and gain practical work experience while in school, according to a survey of 350 U.S. and Canadian lawyers by Robert...


Mar 19, 2015, 09:59 ET Survey: One-Third of Lawyers Expect to Increase Hiring of Entry-Level Associates

The job market for newly minted associates is showing signs of improvement. Nearly one-third (32 percent) of lawyers recently interviewed for a Robert Half Legal survey said their law firm or company ...


Jan 08, 2015, 10:00 ET 1 in 3 Lawyers Anticipates Making New Hires in the First Half of 2015

Litigation to Generate Greatest Number of Legal Jobs TORONTO, Jan. 8, 2015 /CNW/ - One-third (33 per cent) of lawyers interviewed for a new Robert Half Legal survey said their law firms or companies...


Oct 23, 2014, 10:57 ET Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Legal Salary Guide

Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 2.6 Per Cent in 2015 TORONTO, Oct. 23, 2014 /CNW/ - Average starting salaries for legal professionals in Canada are projected to increase 2.6 per...


Jun 24, 2014, 10:00 ET Legal Hiring Outlook For Second Half Of 2014

Survey: One-Third of Lawyers Plan To Add New Legal Jobs; Litigation Tops List of Growing Specialty Areas TORONTO, June 24, 2014 /CNW/ - In a new study from Robert Half Legal, 33 per cent of lawyers...


May 14, 2014, 10:00 ET Survey: 'L.A. Law' Nostalgic Favorite for Lawyers; Most Say Legal TV Shows Glamorize Profession or Are Too Far-Fetched

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - "L.A. Law" was credited for driving up law school enrollment more than 20 years ago, and the television program remains a sentimental favorite within the...


Apr 24, 2014, 10:01 ET Survey: 'Doing Meaningful Work' Tops Lawyers' List Of Greatest Legal Career Concerns

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 24, 2014 /CNW/ - Lawyers are more concerned with making an impact than getting ahead financially, a recent survey from Robert Half Legal suggests. More than one-quarter (26...


Apr 15, 2014, 10:00 ET Robert Half Legal to Present Predictive Coding Webinar in Conjunction with ACEDS

MENLO PARK, Calif., April 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Robert Half Legal, a premier legal staffing firm specializing in lawyers, paralegals and other highly skilled legal professionals and e-discovery and...


Feb 27, 2014, 10:51 ET Please Don't Go

Survey: Counteroffers More Common as Employers Seek to Retain Top Legal Talent TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The war for talent has made its way to the legal profession. Lawyers surveyed recently by ...


Dec 19, 2013, 10:10 ET Corporate Law, Litigation to Yield Greatest Legal Job Prospects in First Half of 2014; Nearly One-Quarter of Lawyers Plan to Hire

TORONTO, Dec. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - What's on the docket for the legal profession in the months ahead? Hiring seems to be on the minds of many, a new survey from Robert Half Legal indicates. Twenty-two...


Nov 05, 2013, 08:00 ET Robert Half Legal Releases Annual Legal Salary Guide

Starting Salaries for Legal Jobs Projected to Rise 2.2 Per Cent in 2014 EDITOR'S NOTE: Your readers can download a copy of the Robert Half Legal 2014 Salary Guide and access our Salary Calculator by...


Sep 19, 2013, 10:01 ET Report: Millennial Workforce, Globalization, Talent Crunch Among Top Trends Affecting Legal Profession

MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 19, 2013 /CNW/ - Globalization, shifting demographics and increased mobility are influencing the legal field and reshaping its workplace. A recently published industry...


Aug 29, 2013, 08:00 ET Survey: Litigation, Commercial Law to Offer Greatest Revenue Opportunities for Law Firms

TORONTO, Aug. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - In a competitive business environment, law firm leaders will be looking to litigation and commercial law to drive future growth. Nearly six in 10 (59 per cent) lawyers...


Jun 19, 2013, 08:05 ET Focused on the Future - Nearly 4 in 10 Lawyers Plan to Add Staff in the Second Half of 2013; General Business/Corporate Law Driving Hiring

TORONTO, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The legal field should see more hiring activity in the months ahead, new research indicates. Nearly 4 out of 10 (39 per cent) lawyers interviewed by Robert Half Legal...


May 30, 2013, 10:01 ET Survey Shows Non-Financial Perks Rank Highest for Recruiting Legal Staff

MENLO PARK, Calif., May 30, 2013 /CNW/ - When it comes to recruiting legal professionals, employers might want to showcase their workplace benefits programs, new research by Robert Half Legal...


Mar 13, 2013, 10:01 ET Robert Half Legal Research Reveals Top Challenges Facing Legal Departments In Year Ahead

MENLO PARK, Calif., March 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Cost containment and compliance will be the watch words for corporate counsel in 2013, a new survey suggests. Twenty-six percent of lawyers identified...