The current uptrend in legal sector job advertisements that has been evident since May 2010 has accelerated dramatically. The number of job advertisements in August increased by 9.5% from July. There are now 22.6% more jobs advertised than in August 2009.

The number of job advertisements in the legal sector was 11.7% higher in July 2010 compared to July 2009.

However, recent months’ job advertisements are still well below the top of the peak which occurred in early 2008.

(Source: Advantage Job Index statistics with analysis by Legal Practice Intelligence)