Lifestyle Check for Flexible Lawyers

This article was contributed by Severine Menem, Nutritional Therapist and Health Coach. Now that you have become a contractor, can you honestly say that you are happier and healthier than ever? Here are a few starting points you may want to consider on your way to a better lifestyle. How is your work-life balance? Lawyers[…]

7 Tips for Effective Stress-Management

  This article was contributed by Severine Menem, Nutritional Coach and Therapist. Being a freelancer is an amazing opportunity to choose your projects and lead the lifestyle you want. However, it is not an easy choice and it can be hard work. The best way to make the most of it is to learn how[…]

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How to Boost Your Energy Levels As a Flexible Worker

Let’s be honest, most of us could do with having more energy, especially with the heavy workloads that come with being a lawyer. We often rely on stimulants to keep us going, but have you noticed how they no longer seem to work after a while? A study confirmed that stimulants only work for four[…]

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How to Work Your Meals Around Your Schedule

One of the biggest challenges of having irregular schedules as a contract lawyer is the inability of having regular eating patterns. While this isn’t an issue for some, others do struggle with feeling hungry or light headed during important meetings. After all, not everyone is able to concentrate on an empty stomach. As a result,[…]

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Legal Market in 2017

After the turbulent year of 2016, we are all hoping for more certainty and perhaps a more peaceful year to follow. Are these hopes going to be fulfilled for legal professionals Firms Will Invest in Legal Technology Although it is essential for every lawyer to be risk-averse and cautious about any changes, the legal profession[…]

The Remote Working Dilemma: Who Is the Ultimate Winner?

Working from the comfortable space of your living/study room or from your local coffee shop is an idea appealing to almost everyone. Is this sentiment of workers based on convenience or do they really work more effectively when isolated and uninterrupted in the comfort of their preferred working space? The first thing to consider when[…]

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The times they are a’changing

So the legal market rolls from one rocky sea to another and we look to see who is at the helm of the law firms.  We have been talking to the managing partners of top 50 law firms in the past six months about how they are looking to improve performance of their firms and[…]

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Achieving Work Life Balance

How to do it and why it is so important Putting in long hours every day all year round is considered normal for many professionals nowadays. But is this really the way to become more productive, successful or, happier? One way of achieving a better work-life balance is by gaining flexibility in working arrangements. According[…]

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Global Nomads

In this article we’ve focused our attention onto the modern phenomenon that is the ‘Global Nomad’. The concept sounds very appealing doesn’t it, but what exactly does it mean, and how can you find the perfect work vs travel balance? According to Wikipedia ‘Global nomads travel from one country to another without a permanent home[…]