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.

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.

Football, family and flexibility: the magic combination

London

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.

Running all over the world

Singapore

LOD has placed lawyer Trevor Goh in top quality roles and diverse industries. The variation is attractive to him because of the ability to switch between industries, learn new things and new products.

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