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3 tips to help define your legal career path

Defining your legal career path can be difficult.   Below are 3 simple tips that can make planning you career path easier. 1. Explore different options early in your career Explore different options early in your career.  By trying different options you can then...

4 signs it’s time for a change

It can be a tough decision to change jobs, but if the negative aspects outweigh the positive ones you may want to commit to making a change.  Below are 4 signs that it may be time for a change. You are bored Boredom is a common trait when it comes to job...

Career opportunities not traditionally thought about

Aside from the traditional legal paths of becoming a lawyer with a law firm, a company legal counsel, a government lawyer, a barrister, or sole practitioner, there are many other options out there for lawyers that are not as traditional.  Outlined below are some...

What to Expect from a Mentor / Mentee Relationship

If you’re going to go to the trouble of forming a mentee / mentor relationship you might as well make sure the unity is a meaningful one. Building a strong bond will take time and effort (on both sides), but if you want to reap the benefits it’s definitely worth...

The Importance of Being Yourself on Social Media

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” — Oscar Wilde It’s not always easy to “be yourself,” especially when it comes to social media. After all, the likes of Facebook, Twitter and Instagram provide the tempting opportunity to be whoever we want to be. Social...

How to manage conflicts with another colleague

The workplace consists of an eclectic mix of people from all different walks of life, with different beliefs and opinions. Everyone is thrown together for around eight hours a day in a pressurised working environment, so it’s little wonder there’s the odd disagreement...