Solicitor mums knows best

When the lockdown was introduced in March and the nations’ schools closed their front doors, mums across the country were thrust into a totally new norm, executing the ultimate juggling act of looking after children and working. Multi-tasking in its absolute extreme. And how are we coping? Well, we just are, because we have to.... Read more »

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It’s a new dawn, its a new day, it’s a new life for me…and I’m feeling good

I’ve had this song in my head since the turn of the New Year. It’s a great song and Nina Simone is a fabulous artist but for me, this is all about the timing. 2020 is not only a New Year and a new decade but it’s also a new way of working for me.... Read more »

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The Dos and Don’ts of being a Consultant Solicitor

Making the move from employed solicitor to self-employed consultant solicitor is life changing and is not a decision to be taken lightly. So to help you along the way we have put together a short list of just some of the dos and don’ts of being a consultant solicitor at Cognitive law. DO: Go on... Read more »

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Congrats! It’s a Boy

Returning from maternity leave and want to work part-time but worried about broaching the topic with your manager? For a no obligation chat we can run through some helpful tips with you to help you achieve a win win for you and your manager. In short, you have two options: Approaching this informally through a... Read more »

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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 »

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