Month: January 2020
You don’t need to have a child to enjoy flexible working
Having children is not a pre-requisite for working flexibly. There are many child free solicitors who crave a more flexible working life. Some practices look at those solicitors askance, wondering why on earth they need to work flexibly when they don’t have children to worry about. Imagine what it must be like to want to... Read more »
Recruiters – Is there a binding agreement in place?
When it comes to recovering placement fees, some clients may try to wriggle out of paying you because they didn’t expressly accept your terms of business. Basic contract law states that in order for a contract to be binding, it must be communicated to and accepted by the other party. However, a contract doesn’t actually... Read more »
Dads who are solicitors deserve to have it all too
I often write about solicitor mums, but I didn’t want this to be to the exclusion of dads. To suggest that solicitor dads don’t need the representation in the legal profession that mums do, wouldn’t sit comfortably with me. Feminism is incredibly important to me, but it is a means to equality, to which dads... Read more »
How I Am Changing Women’s Lives – One Solicitor At A Time
New Year, New Life How I Am Changing Women’s Lives – One Solicitor At A Time I guess that might be a bit of a sweeping statement, but it’s not untrue. And it started with my own. I had become a cliché of the working professional mother. Stressed, tired, guilt-ridden and unfulfilled. Every weekday had... Read more »
First Friday Lunch Club – February 2020
Happy New Year! The First Friday Lunch Club invites professionals in Brighton and Hove to come together to network and enjoy a delicious 3 course lunch at various fantastic venues in Brighton and Hove. We are very excited to let you know the next First Friday Lunch will be taking place on Friday 7th February... Read more »
GDPR issues – Do work emails count as personal data?
Is it true that work email addresses are not considered personal data? This question has been quite common lately. The straightforward response is that work email addresses indeed qualify as personal data. If you can ascertain the identity of an individual, whether directly or indirectly (even within a professional context), the General Data Protection Regulation... Read more »