Senior Solicitors – Strike (out) whilst the iron is hot!

In March the country went into lockdown and solicitors, along with thousands of other workers across the country were thrown into a completely new way of working. From home. Working away from the office and out of some people’s comfort zone, they have learnt to adapt to a new normal. I’m sure at the beginning... Read more »

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Now is the best time for Solicitor Dads to become a Consultant

When lockdown measures were introduced back in March many office workers across the country have had to adapt to a home working environment. The change from being office based to home based will have taken some adjusting but may well have bought many benefits that were previously unheard of. Solicitor dads who formerly left the... Read more »

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THINKING ABOUT RETIRING? AGE IS NO BARRIER TO CONSULTANCY

The coronavirus pandemic has bought about much change in our lives, not least to how we have adapted to working from home. Having previously commuted to and from the office, working long hours with little break, many solicitors have had to shift dramatically from their usual routine to a new way of working. Amongst all... Read more »

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What’s the best bit about being a self-employed Consultant Solicitor?

I was asked that last Friday at The Thrive Effect Female  Founders Brunch in aid of International Women’s Day & my instant answer was “being my own boss”. Being in control of your working day is undoubtedly the working ideal. It doesn’t mean you work any harder or any less hard, it means you get... Read more »

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What does being a Consultant Solicitor sound like to you?

Too good to be true? Too much like hard work? An excuse for someone to take 30% of your hard-earned fees for nothing? All of the above? When informally polling professionals about consultancy in the legal profession, some people asked me why a solicitor wouldn’t just set up on their own as opposed to working... Read more »

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A day in the life of a Consultant Solicitor

One of the big attractions to being a flexible-working consultant solicitor is that you are not stuck with a ‘ 9-5+’ office routine. Each day can be completely different, and that’s one of the joys of being a consultant; you simply work around your lifestyle. Don’t get me wrong, client work is not easier or... Read more »

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