Download our FREE guides to help you navigate the legal jobs market
Now in its fourth year, our NQ resource hub provides free advice and support for trainee solicitors looking for jobs in Yorkshire, the North West and North East.
Compiled by our experienced team of legal recruitment experts and directly shaped by years of conversations with, and feedback from, trainee solicitors looking for NQ jobs, the resources we’ve put together will demystify the legal recruitment market, help you avoid its pitfalls and find the role that’s right for you.
So if you’re qualifying as a solicitor in 2019 and looking for your first role, you’re in the right place. From advice on preparing your CV to deciding when to work with a legal recruiter, our free downloads explain everything you need to know.
Working with a legal recruiter – why, how and when
When is the right time to speak to a recruiter, how can they help you, and how do you choose a recruiter to work with? Find the answers here.Free Download
How can Brooke Thornham help with your search for an NQ role?
This guide takes you through the process from start to finish, so you know exactly what to expect if you choose to work with us.Free Download
Career decision-making as an NQ
At this stage of your career, the number of things there are to think about as you approach qualification can feel overwhelming. This guide will help you think through your options and choose the route that’s right for you, as well as giving you some key ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’.Free Download
What’s hot and what’s not in 2019; and in-house in the future
Which areas of law offer most opportunity for building a successful legal career? And could an In-house role be for you? Find out in this useful guide.Free Download
NQ salaries in 2019
The bit everybody wants to know, but rarely feels comfortable asking! Our guide gives you salary information and market predictions for 2019.Free Download
Preparing your CV as an NQ
Your CV will be a significantly different document to the one you had when you were looking for a training contract. What are employers looking for from a CV, and how can you make sure yours is ready to help you land that dream role?Free Download
Preparing for NQ interviews
You’ve secured an interview: congratulations! But life has changed since you interviewed for your training contract. How confidently can you sell your experience and capabilities and communicate your drive and career aspirations? Download our six tips for successful interviews, and get yourself fully interview-ready.Free Download
The recruitment process demystified!
The legal recruitment market is complex, which is why we’ve put together this guide, offering advice that will help you stay in control of your job search and make sure that you avoid misunderstandings and embarrassing situations that can reflect badly on you.Free Download
Alternative career thoughts for NQs who aren’t sold on a legal career
Not sure that being a practising lawyer is for you? You’re not alone, and in fact there are plenty of choices open to you. Download this guide for advice on where to start if you’re considering an alternative to a career in law.Free Download