Don’t have a law degree but want to get into law?

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Not having a law degree isn’t a barrier to working in the industry. In fact, the modern legal profession is full of non-law graduates, and the skills and experiences you gain studying and working in other fields can be used to your advantage. From starting as an apprentice, to becoming a solicitor or barrister, join us as we have a look at your options… Become a legal apprentice Legal services apprenticeships are taking the sector by storm. A host of companies from all over the country are recruiting promising school leavers and career changing adults into their firms. Even better, the…



Date: 13 June 2017
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Join our Team – Vacancy for Legal Secretary

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We are looking to recruit an experienced Legal Secretary to work in the Criminal Team. We require the applicant to be hard working, enthusiastic and conscientious. Must be a team player with great interpersonal skills and a good degree of patience and understanding and have the ability to work well under pressure. The post is to cover maternity leave for 9 months starting at the end of June 2017. Closing Date: 01/06/2017 If you think you have the qualities needed to join the Criminal Team at BEST Solicitors then please apply in writing with your current CV to Beverley Brooke or…



Date: 12 May 2017
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Looking for an apprenticeship opportunity…? Come & join the Best team

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Looking for an apprenticeship opportunity…? Come & join the Best team We require an energetic, enthusiastic, dedicated individual with a smart appearance to become part of the team at BEST Solicitors. Main Duties of role – Assisting all staff with daily duties including, filing, photocopying, post, banking, reception cover and deliveries to court. Personal attributes –  Bright, bubbly and energetic with good communication skills. Skills and Qualifications required – Must be organised, polite and have excellent communication skills. GCSE English and IT skills will be an advantage. Standard Apprentice rates of pay



Date: 12 May 2017
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Personal Injury – The Facts

Personal-Injury

We are all aware that we live in a world where if there’s blame, there’s a claim. We are constantly inundated through TV, newspaper, radio and online adverts asking us if we’ve been in an accident, or even worse the dreaded phone calls! But if you have actually had an accident that’s caused you injury, what are the options available to you? Join us as we try and cut through the fog to give you the facts about personal injury claims… “No win, no fee” – this often seems appealing and a good selling point to get in touch with a…



Date: 10 April 2017
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Cheating In Exams

Cheating in Exams

As technology advances people seem to be finding more outlandish ways than ever to cheat in exams. In the last 3 years alone, UK universities have caught 50,000 students cheating their way to success. The penalties which include suspension, scoring 0 on the exam, fines and even exclusion. The DVLA has also seen a spike in people paying others to sit their driving test for them, with over 700 cases being reported in the last year. Here’s 6 methods that are sure to get you caught! Smuggling in notes – this is by far the most common method and students have…



Date: 10 April 2017
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Top Tips for Business Start Ups

Best Solicitors Business Start-Up Tips

Whether you’re about to start your own business or have already taken the plunge, we reckon that everyone can benefit from a bit of inside information when it comes to getting your new business off the ground. That’s why we’ve spoken to a few people who have quite literally been there and done that and now run successful enterprises to get the lowdown on what they would have done differently if they had their time again… Research and test – you might think you’ve got the best idea on the planet but until you’ve done your research or tested it on…



Date: 19 March 2017
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The Signs of Domestic Abuse

Domestic Abuse

We want to start by putting some facts on the table. According to statistics 2.1 million people suffer from some form of domestic abuse every year in the UK – 1.4 million of these people are women. Disturbingly, on average, 7 people a month are killed in this country as a result of domestic violence and approximately 130,000 children in the UK live in homes where domestic abuse occurs. The numbers are clear, domestic abuse is a big problem in this country and chances are you could yourself have experienced this or have come in contact with someone suffering at the…



Date: 19 March 2017
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Best Business Breakfast Event

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Join us for networking, breakfast and top tips from experts in Pensions, Family Law & Wills at the beautiful Chimney House 4 Kelham Island, Sheffield, S3 8RY.  Speakers include: Robert Hardwick – Sherwood Corporate Solutions Ltd ‘Maximising Your Retirement Income for You & Your Family’ Wendy Bailey – Head of Family at Best ‘Family Law – Practical implications for your pension’ Alison Leversidge – Family Law & Wills & Probate at Best ‘A Will – you need one’ Date: Wednesday 22nd March 2017 – 7.45am – 9.15am Arrive 7.45am Breakfast & Networking 7.45am – 8.15am Speakers 8.15am – 9.00am Networking 9.00am…



Date: 6 March 2017
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Divorce – a myth buster

Truth about divorce

No-one wants to get divorced, but I am sure you will have all heard the statistics that get passed around which make it seem as if it is an almost inevitable consequence of getting married. Fear not blushing brides or grooms to be, in this case the truth is definitely less scary than the fiction. Read on as we clarify the most popular misconceptions about splitting up… Myth 1 – 1 in 2 marriages end in divorce Fact – according to statistics divorce rates have fallen to their lowest level for 40 years amid signs that the growing acceptance of couples…



Date: 2 February 2017
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Taking children out of school in term time – what’s the latest?

holidays in term time

It has undoubtedly been one of the most controversial and well talked about new laws of recent times – fining parents for taking their children out of school during term-time. It has infuriated parents who have had to contend with inflated holiday costs during school holidays or take the risk of a fine or even a trip to court! In May 2016 one father challenged a fine of £120 he received for taking his daughter on holiday to Florida during school time and won. Since then, although the law remains in force Local Authorities appear to be softening their stance –…



Date: 30 January 2017
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