Writing

Thoughts, news and life lessons I've learnt.

Lawyer life
January 14, 2021

Tips to get a training contract

I absolutely love working with trainees and playing a key part in their professional development; it’s extremely rewarding. However, finding a training contract is tough and unfortunately I can only help a very small number on their journey to qualification. So here’s my top tips on securing a training contract.

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Personal life
December 14, 2020

Having the confidence to be authentic

It was only when I stepped out of the corporate legal world and away from the rules and expectations that exist within it that I realised how oppressive that environment is. There’s no room for individuality, the whole system is engineered to suppress our individuality.

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Founder Life
December 8, 2020

What I've learned from entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship has become a topic of its very own, studied in universities, colleges and even corporate institutions. Learning how to become an entrepreneur was unheard of when I was at school - it certainly never came up in the pointless questionnaires which told us which career we were destined for. But is entrepreneurship something you can learn, or learn from?

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Lawyer life
December 1, 2020

Making mistakes as a lawyer

Making mistakes when you’re a lawyer can be catastrophic. As junior lawyers we hear horror stories of multi-million pound professional negligence claims and lawyers being struck off because they put a comma in the wrong place in a contract.

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Founder Life
November 30, 2020

How I started my own law firm

In the article I walk through the steps I took to set up my own law firm, focusing on the applications for SRA authorisation and PI insurance.

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