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The Big Picture: What to Do When You’re Really, Really Busy

At some point, it will happen to you. Work will be so busy that your life feels like an endless cycle of: (1) wake, (2) work, and (3) sleep (aka, dream about work). 544 more words

Junior Attorneys

The Gunner

“I don’t think…I mean…I’m not someone it would be fair to call a gunner…do you think?” My client asked, a quiver of trepidation in her voice. 2,322 more words

Thoughts And Musings

Two Former Lawyers, Getting Real.

It was especially fun getting together in a recording studio in midtown Manhattan a couple weeks ago with my old friend, Frazer Rice, to compare notes on life and work and everything else, former lawyer to former lawyer. 162 more words


Hello. I am a headhunter calling from....

Research shows, on average, a BigLaw partner is head hunted 2000 a week. Ok, that is an exaggeration but I am sure to some it feels like that. 774 more words

The opposite of networking is not working

One thing I learnt when I was a trainee solicitor was that most in the profession are useless at networking and business development. I realised many were academically and professionally brilliant but when it came to the softer skills they were lacking. 720 more words

Do you do in-house moves?

I must admit – I hate this question. GSL don’t have an in-house recruitment function and while it is on the agenda I struggle to find the right team. 666 more words

Salaried Partner: Curse or Blessing?

Achieving partnership is a special moment in a lawyer’s career. After years of long nights, difficult deals and office politics you are now almost at the top of your profession. 634 more words