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.

Hook, line and scooter rides

Perth

Not wanting to leave an industry she loved, LOD lawyer Alison turned to LOD to find her a part-time role so she could spend more time with her family. Her first secondment has been going for a little over a year.  Here she tells her story.

Variety is the spice of life

Brisbane

For LOD lawyer Shona, variety is the spice of life – whether it’s with the work she is doing or her family travels. With LOD she has been able to have both, country hopping whilst working on varied assignments. Read on to find out more.

A bit of ‘Eat. Pray. Love.’

London

From Monaco in the fast lane to Bali and yoga, LOD lawyer Suzanne has found the balance between working in law and following her passion. After a scary wakeup call, Suzanne slowed down and did a bit of ‘Eat. Pray. Love.’ and now runs her own retreats whilst still keeping her legal brain satisfied. Read on to find out how LOD has helped Suzanne.

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 hasn’t 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.

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