According to a recent survey, half of all legal professionals believe the pandemic has detrimentally impacted their career, with many looking for new roles.

The research, conducted by south London and Kent law firm Thackray Williams and legal recruiters LR Legal, surveyed 153 legal professionals. It found 43 per cent of those working in law firms were currently seeking a new role, with a further 22 per cent considering a move.

Leilani Reader of LR Legal said: “The legal recruitment market, particularly amongst solicitors and legal secretaries, has always been highly candidate driven and that has only been exacerbated by the pandemic. Law firms are having to work extra hard to attract talent.

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