Planning the in-house career you want in 2020.

My first article ‘Planning the in-house career you want in 2020’ for The Law Society’s Inside Out magazine and in-house community, was published 27 April 2017

The article explores how to plan the career you want in 2020 and shares career planning strategies and tips to help you get started.

It includes some practical tips

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Alex Wade’s portfolio career – guest blog part 2

This is a two part guest blog by Alex Wade about his portfolio career. This is part two.

Alex is a writer and his principal interests are law, sport (especially football, surfing and boxing), poker and travel, as well as general features, football match reports and book reviews. Many years ago, when he was

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Alex Wade’s portfolio career – guest blog part 1

Alex Wade

This is a two part guest blog by Alex Wade. This is part one.

Alex is a writer and his principal interests are law, sport (especially football, surfing and boxing), literature and travel, as well as general features, football and poker match reports and book reviews.

Many years ago, when he

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Mena Ruparel – sequel guest blog

This is a sequel guest blog by Mena Ruparel about her portfolio career.

Mena Ruparel is a Family Law Arbitrator, speaker in matrimonial finance primarily for Central Law Training, a dedicated Consultant, locum solicitor and advocate. She is also a visiting lecturer at UWE. Following the SRA’s CPD review, she offers consultancy services to

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Purposeful reflection part 1

 

This is part 1 of a 3 part series on purposeful reflection.

The use of the word ‘reflection’ when uttered to a lawyer, creates the negative reaction of a mass murderer hogging the limelight at an intimate dinner party.

I hear the lawyers’ silent inner conversation about ‘reflecting’, or should I say ‘unconditional

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Advice about changing career direction by people who have

This compilation of tips was created for the Law Society’s first ever Changing Career Direction event on 20 October in London. The event is fully booked. Thanks to all contributors for making the time to share their no 1 tip.

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“The private practice of law in a law firm is not the default

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Guest blog by Amy Bird #1

This is a 2 part guest blog by Amy Bird who is an Employment lawyer at CMS Cameron McKenna and novelist. This is part 1.

The rest of this guest blog is in Amy’s own words.

What are the components of your portfolio career e.g. study, paid freelance work, part time job, volunteering etc.)?

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The Food Judge – Nicky Richmond #2

This is part 2 of a 3 part guest blog by Nicky Richmond. Nicky combines being a joint managing partner for Brecher with being a restaurant critic, and is a property and property finance lawyer with over 25 years’ experience. She is The Food Judge and writes a regular column for The Lawyer magazine.

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Funke Abimbola guest blog #1

 

This is part 1 of a 2 part guest blog by Funke Abimbola, Managing Counsel, Roche Products Ltd. UK & Ireland.

Funke is a practising solicitor and currently Managing Counsel at Roche UK, leading the legal team supporting Roche’s pharmaceutical operations in the UK, Ireland, Malta and Gibraltar. She is also Data Protection

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The Food Judge – Nicky Richmond #1

This is part 1 of a 3 part guest blog by Nicky Richmond. Nicky combines being a joint managing partner for Brecher with being a restaurant critic, and is a property and property finance lawyer with over 25 years’ experience. She is The Food Judge and writes a regular column for The Lawyer magazine. As

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