LOD lawyer Sarah arrived in 1997 to the UK from New Zealand with a backpack, £2800 and 3 years PQE. Starting out in various temporary roles, she found a home at Linklaters for nearly 9 years. Fast forward 20 years and a redundancy, Sarah uses LOD to navigate the changing legal market and uses the flexibility to her advantage. Read on to find out more.
LOD lawyer Marc Watkins finds the story of why he became a lawyer an easy one to tell. From playground trials to rules of conduct for his teenage bedroom, he was destined for the law. However, after some time in private practice and lots of work travel, a change in pace was needed. Find out how LOD fitted in perfectly to allow a variety of work on Marc’s terms.
When a two year ‘overseas experience’ from New Zealand to the UK turned into ‘I’m not going back’ LOD Lawyer Belinda Wiklund decided that pizza in the office at 1am was no longer for her. Cue LOD, some great clients and a bit more autonomy and Belinda has finally taken up drumming as a hobby. Find out more about her journey here.
When Nadia (LOD HQ, Lawyer Care and Development) asked LOD lawyer Amir Fitzhugh to “write a few words about yourself”, Amir thought it sounded easy enough. However trying to think of things to say that didn’t sound like a CV or legal advice, was not as easy as he first thought! After a bit of creative thinking, Amir has given us a truly motivational story of his life and career, explaining why LOD is really working for him. Find out more about his untraditional career path.