Tag: self-employed solicitor
Work for yourself without being alone
Working from home has become the new normal, at least for the moment. There is no need for me to rehearse the benefits, we all know what they are. That said, working from home is not for everyone, and nor should it be. In my ideal world, where & when you work would be up... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »