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Stand out from the Legal Crowd

Stand out from the legal crowd with our Free Legal Career Consultation.

With New investment, New Jobs, High caliber graduates, International recognition, varied career paths, excellent remuneration and a plethora of leading global and established indigenous companies actively recruiting, it is now more important than ever that your Legal talent stands out from the crowd.

Weather you are a graduate, newly qualified solicitor or a seasoned legal professional, at Abacus professional recruitment we are in an excellent position to offer expert advice on how to ensure your Legal talent can stand out from the crowd.

Book your  Career Consultation with our Legal team today to gain invaluable insight on how to ensure you secure that next legal role. The Consultation will include;

Bespoke Videos 

We have a ‘bank’ of videos recorded with Top 4 and indigenous established firms.  In these bespoke you will learn what the management seek when hiring new staff, view the company surroundings, hear from recent placements and gain insight into the perspective company.

Interview Tips

Each Legal company we work with  has a different interview style, location, panel, set up etc along with their own unique set of questions.  We will provide tips and prep to ensure you master the interview stage.

CV Guidance

When reviewing and evaluating CV’s each company has different expectations and will ‘score’ certain criteria and skills higher than others.  This guidance will ensure your submitted CV will be considered for interview and make a lasting first impression.

Industry insight

We are in an excellent position to comment on current and future trends within the legal market.  We can share information on areas where jobs will be created, hiring companies plans, the corporate structure of a firm, etc.  As well as providing candidates with invaluable information it will help shape your career goals.

Salary Trends

Abacus offers the most experienced Legal Recruitment team in Northern Ireland with over 30 years’ experience of placing legal lawyers in practices throughout NI including all large Belfast firms. Additionally, the team in Abacus has recruited and supporting many FDI firms to set up and build their large corporate or back-office environments.  Due to this experience we can share salary information for your specific area and inform you of associated trends.

Career path planning

The diverse nature of the legal market and emerging emphasis on ‘niche’ roles means there are several distinct options and paths for candidates to grow their career.   Our consultation will discuss these paths and tailor your recruitment strategy accordingly.

Company Match

The diverse nature of the legal market is matched by the legal firms activity recruiting.   Each firm has it’s own culture, ethos, goals and structure.  We feel our candidates and clients personalities and  values need tp be aligned to ensure positive outcomes.  During the consultation we will match your skills and personality with a selection of legal firms.

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Book your Legal consultation

To discuss your career options, book your consultation or to gain more information regarding opportunities in the legal market.  Please contact the Abacus team in confidence on 02890313157 or call anytime (day/evening) by speaking to Stuart John (Associate Director 07803146424)  Glen Young (Legal recruiter 0280313157) or Alan Braithwaite (Director 07921714106). Further information is available on