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Career management

How Does Taking Over a Notarial Practice Work?

More and more notaries are ready to pass the torch on to a new generation. For a young notary, there are benefits to taking over a notarial practice, but only if the process is not rushed. For the seller and the buyer, the process must be rigorous. It is advisable to have a planner or […]

Jobs search

Job Search: How to Get Remotivated After the Summer Holidays

So you have taken a bit of a summer break in your job search, and that’s great – it’s important to recharge your batteries. But now you are having a hard time getting back into it… Here are some tips to get back into the game. Take stock If you have let go of your […]

Jobs search

Risks to Manage While Seeking a Job

Lack of money is the biggest risk faced by job seekers. Here are our tips of what to look out for and to reduce other risks from your lack of work. Financial risk The fear of financial fiasco may make you want to shorten your search by accepting the first job that comes along. No […]


What Happens at the Second Job Interview?

Employers are requiring a second job interview more and more frequently. This is an opportunity for you to present yourself in more depth and ask your nagging questions. Here are our five tips to make the most of this second meeting. Be glad Being called to a second interview is excellent news, and it means […]

Career management

Five Tips for Becoming a Partner in a Large Firm

So that’s it. You have completed your studies, passed your bar exam and completed your internship. You are now working full-time in a law firm. You are now cherishing the dream of becoming a partner. But how is it done? Those who have succeeded agree that the best lawyers do not always have what it […]


Lawyers and Their Clients – How to Restore Trust

Hiring a lawyer often means confusion, frustration and misunderstanding for clients, emotions that many members of the profession seem to have difficulty perceiving. What if empathy is the key to attracting new clients? More than one third of clients experience a sense of urgency, of which less than one quarter of lawyers are aware, according […]

Company life

The Undeniable Benefits of Working in a Boutique Law Firm

More caring, more personal and offering a wider variety of tasks, hyper-specialized law firms really have many advantages in the eyes of paralegals. Portrait of work in a boutique law firm. Some specialize in international law and recognition of foreign judgements. Others in estate and trust litigation, or real estate and matrimonial law. Whatever their […]

Rights and labour standards

Law and the Ageing of the Population: New Challenges

Lawyers will be having to deal more and more with an elderly clientele. What impacts will the ageing of the population have on their practice? How can they best serve this population segment that is gaining in importance? We discuss it with an expert. “All subjects are likely to apply in a somewhat special way […]


Key Competencies of a Legal Assistant

Do you have the aptitudes to become a good legal assistant? Here are some ways to find out. The legal assistant supports the legal professional (lawyer, judge, notary). He is responsible for administrative tasks, such as drafting and formatting official documents. He also plays a crucial role in coordination and communication, in order to ensure […]


What Is Unique for a Lawyer Who Specializes in Collective Actions?

The decision to dedicate your practice to collective actions will affect the number of clients, the mode of remuneration and the scope of your work’s influence. We discussed these aspects with two lawyers who specialize collective actions practice. “I think it’s the best way to provide access to justice to the largest number of people,” […]


Why Promote Communities of Practice?

Teamwork is one thing, the community of practice is another. Within a given territory, or within a network of companies, it is worthwhile to create communities of practice. Why, and how do you go about it? Imagine math teachers, from different schools across the country, who want to develop new pedagogical practices together or share […]


Lawyers and Other Jurists: Who Does What?

Lawyers, notaries, judges, legal counsels, paralegals and other employees in the legal world are all jurists, but certain of these professions are more clearly defined by law. A quick look at what differentiates a lawyer from a jurist: they get confused for each other sometimes, however they’re not interchangeable. “Objection, Your Honour!” although, in the popular […]

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