Career Change & Transition Hub

Specialists in lawyer career change and career transitions. We are dedicated to helping lawyers explore & transition to work that makes them happier.

Here you can find articles, alternative career options and inspiring stories designed to support you in your lawyer career change, whether leaving the law or making a smaller career pivot within the law.

Alternative Career Options

Explore your alternative career options to help you leave law or make a career pivot within law.

Career Transition Stories

Get inspired by the stories of other lawyers who made left law or made a career pivot within law.

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Here you will find lots of practical lawyer career change advice and insights to help you with your career planning and transitions.

Why Are SO Many Lawyers Unhappy?

The reasons behind those negative work surveys There’s no doubt that many find a career in the law to be exciting, stimulating, challenging, and ultimately fulfilling. But in survey after survey (such as those commissioned by The Law Society Junior Lawyers Division and the Health & Safety Executive) lawyers keep ranking near the top in…

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The Importance of your Mindset in Achieving a Successful Career Change

Why how you think is just as important as what you think Many lawyers who feel unfulfilled – or even unhappy – in their career end up doing something ridiculous: nothing. As someone who was in the same boat, I know that we often justify this lack of action by reference to external factors. Money,…

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The Importance of Belief in Any Career Change

In this article, I share some of my favourite advice from the late Steve Jobs. As well as being generally inspiring, it is relevant to lawyers contemplating any form of career change. It’s about believing that things will work out for you in the future even if the future path is not yet clear to…

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The Time is Now…

A reminder the clock is ticking… If you are contemplating a career change and haven’t read The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho I highly recommend it. It may well inspire you to follow your dreams and take action despite any fears you have.

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