Are firms still hiring?

by James Hitti on 21 May 2020
Are firms still hiring?

Scottish Legal Market, May 2020 & beyond.

Question 2. Are firms still hiring and, if so, in what areas of law is there a drive for recruitment?

As you would expect, with the immediate impact of lockdown and a number of firms embracing the furlough scheme, we received a good number of questions around hiring activity.

While we don't know for sure, having worked through the last financial dip, we can see some similarities and are able to suggest probable areas that will see increased demand as we work our way through this.

In the video below James Hitti answers another of the Top 5 questions put to us by members of the Scottish Young Lawyers Association

'Are firms still hiring and, if so, in what areas of law is there a drive for recruitment?'

The three remaining answers will follow.

Stay safe. All at G2 Legal.

 

About the author

James started his career in Legal recruitment in 2005, joining G2 in 2017 to manage the Scotland team. He specialises in qualified solicitor appointments, from NQ to Partner, in Private Practice & In-House across Edinburgh & Glasgow.