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When I retire I’d like to take a non-exec role. How should I go about it?

The Lawyer’s Career Clinic panel advises on how law firm partners can find a fulfilling role as a non-executive director when approaching retirement. “I’m a partner nearing retirement in the next few years and am keen to keep working after I leave the firm, perhaps in a non-executive directorship (NED) role. However, I don’t really […]

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Career clinic: How to progress your career after a law firm merger

The Lawyer’s Career Clinic panel advises on how to continue to thrive in a new structure when your law firm merges with a larger one. “I’m a newly qualified solicitor and my firm is about to merge. I’ve built up an amount of goodwill in my firm during my training contract but I’m not sure […]


Career clinic: My GC takes credit for my ideas – what can I do?

“I’m a senior lawyer in a major construction company and we’ve been undergoing a lot of change management in the last few months. The strategy consultants spent a week in our department. Our GC who barely troubles himself with what happens day to day in our business and tends to be busy “strategising” with the […]

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