LOD stories

From DJing and globetrotting to spending quality family time and ticking off bucket lists, our lawyers and consultants know how to live life to the full.  Read their inspiring stories to find out how LOD works for them.

Who’s your favourite judge?

London

When LOD lawyer Caroline was asked who her favourite judge was, she started to wonder if it was time for a rethink of her career goals. A quick trip to the Gold and Diamond park in Dubai sparked a twinkle in her eye and she has looked back. Find out how LOD allows Caroline to continue a fulfilling career in law whilst also keeping her inner diva happy.

Running all over the world

London

From moving to Ukraine at 18 to running a marathon in Tbilisi, LOD lawyer Peter isn’t one to shy away from adventure. After moving from long private practice hours to an in-house role that allowed him to leave early each evening, Peter used his new found spare time to run and rediscover London. As running grew into a passion Peter wanted more flexibility to allow him to continue his running all over the world. Read on to find out how LOD has not only given him a great role, but also allows him to train for the upcoming Chicago marathon…

Rolling with the changing times

London

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, Sarah uses LOD to navigate the changing legal market and uses the flexibility to her advantage. Read on to find out more.

From playground trials to nerdy nurturing

London

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.

LA Law, late nights and long-time ambitions

London

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.

Assignments and Adventures

London

When LOD lawyer Nick Sarker wanted more from life than just working, he turned to LOD to find more of a balance. 15 months and two assignments later, Nick sees LOD as a positive career and life choice. Find out why he thinks you really can have it all with LOD.

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