Why Jobseekers Work With Us


Why Jobseekers Work With Us

Career advice. We’ll guide, support and help decision making through your career.

We have the experience to offer you a fresh perspective, giving valuable insight into career progression tactics, salary expectations, retrain opportunities or general advice on the job market. Many of those we work with benefit from being presented with job opportunities that they wouldn’t have considered without the benefit of our input and advice. 

Time saving. Job hunting is hard work and can be stressful, let us help.

Identifying and pursuing the right job opportunities is often a time consuming and frustrating process for candidates. Scouring the internet for jobs, making multiple applications for roles and chasing up feedback, often in the evenings, can take up valuable time best spent doing other things.

Inside Knowledge. We often know where the jobs before they go to the open market.

At Thornton Legal we invest a lot of time developing and maintaining relationships with law firms and networking. We have the ear of Partners and HR Managers and are aware of opportunities that either aren’t being advertised or are being recruited for exclusively by one or two trusted recruiters.

Quick access to the market. We’ll put CV in front of the right people.

It’s always best to use a recruiter that specialises in a particular sector, in our case legal private practice across the North. We have expert industry knowledge, giving you the best possible chance of a successful job search. We know who is recruiting, at what level and have detailed information about a role/firm that may not be obvious from a website. A good recruiter will have met the hiring client so we will be able to share information that others won’t have access to that will go a long way in a successful interview process.

we can often help create an opportunity at a firm that otherwise would not have been possible without selling your skills and experience to the right decision maker. Law firms can be passive recruiters, often they don’t realise they need to recruit until the right CV is put in front of them from a trusted source. Sometimes they must be persuaded that they need to recruit. It happens all the time.

CV preparation. A CV sells you and it’s got to be right.

Your CV is your own personal sales document that will help to sell your skills and secure your perfect job. It’s worth spending some time on it and we’ll give you as much help as you need including tailoring it to specific opportunities.

Offer negotiation. It’s in our interests to get you the best offer possible.

Negotiating your own salary directly can cause all manner of problems if done badly.

Salary negotiation is best left to somebody who is experienced in handling it in a sensitive and effective way. Offers can sometimes be much lower than expected and on occasions asking for too much can alienate the other party and result in a fatal breakdown in negotiations - we can demonstrate a high success rate of offers being accepted

Moral support. We will be with you every step of the way.

At Thornton Legal we will support you through the entire recruitment journey, advising you at the right times but also giving you the headspace to think clearly without unnecessary and undue influence.

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Thornton Legal is a leading legal recruitment company, recruiting for legal jobs in across Merseyside, Cheshire, Greater Manchester, Lancashire, Yorkshire and the West Midlands We are passionate about providing a professional, innovative and reliable legal recruitment service that is focused on quality and ensures our clients are matched with the strongest legal talent available. Contact one of our legal recruitment consultants today  to see what we can do for your law firm or legal career.