Tag: consultant solicitors
What makes Cognitive Law any different from any other law firm?
On the whole it is accepted that a law firm will deliver professional legal services, simply by virtue of being a law firm. Law firms are regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, and legally qualified fee earners such as Barristers, Solicitors and Legal Executives must all train to and practise by certain standards. Some law... Read more »
DON’T GO IN-HOUSE, GO HOME (& work from there)
It was reported in last week’s Law Society Gazette that more & more senior associates are defecting from private practice to work in-house. Why? Work/life balance of course. This report probably reflected new year resolutions to re-balance life, to try & claw back a bit of personal time and space without compromising being a solicitor.... Read more »
Being a Consultant Solicitor has changed my life – for the better!
Today is my 2nd anniversary as a Consultant! And I couldn’t be happier. Working in this way has allowed me to finally crack the work/life balance conundrum. Working for a firm in Kent for 14 years, I quickly progressed to partnership. I thrived in a busy commercial litigation department but when I started a family,... Read more »
Why I Co-Founded Cognitive Law
A few years ago I thought I was about the least entrepreneurial solicitor on the planet. I’m naturally quite risk averse, and I had achieved partner status in private practice. What more could I want from my career? I wasn’t unhappy, but I wasn’t happy either. Don’t get me wrong, my firm was great, and... Read more »