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40 Best Books for Lawyers – Recommended by Legal Professionals

Ever wonder what books will help you run the best legal practice possible? There are a million-and-one books out there on business, law, and the business of law, so how do you know you’re reading the most effective books for lawyers? One place to start is to check out what your peers are reading. Clio[…]

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Call to lawyers’ mental health helpline go through the roof

Calls to the mental health charity LawCare’s helpline have reached a record high. The charity took nearly 900 calls from 616 callers in 2017. It is an 11 per cent increase on the number of callers in 2016. Workplace stress issues accounted for more that a quarter (27 per cent) of calls, while 17 per cent of[…]


Are you prepared to make the sacrifices partnership demands?

When most young people enter the legal profession, and take up a training contract at a large private practice, I’m guessing that in the back of their minds is the thought that one day they may make partner. At this stage of their careers, the thought of rising to the top of the firm, working[…]

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[…]


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[…]


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,[…]


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[…]