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Changing Career Direction – Options Outside of Practice


This webinar has run on 20 May 2021.

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Course Description


  • 1.5 hours
  • Foundation
This on-demand webinar is an initial introduction to the main steps lawyers considering a career change need to consider. Originally delivered on 20 May 2021, the focus of the session is on potential options attendees may wish to consider and explore further, including pros and cons of each one.

Learning outcomes

Exploring options outside of practice for changing career direction as a solicitor. Assisting solicitors considering a return to practice or those feeling a bit restless in their current role that are not sure what direction to take their career in next.

Throughout this 90-minute webinar, attendees will:

  • Gain inspiration and feel more motivated about changing direction or a potential re-invention
  • Discover the key factors to consider when planning a potential career change away from legal practice
  • Receive an objective overview of realistic options, including advice on how to generate new ideas
  • Practical tips on how to sense check and research options
  • SRA Competence:  D1

What this will cover

Topics covered:

  • How to navigate a career change and key considerations
  • Non-legal jobs within law firms
  • Non-legal jobs within the legal sector
  • Leaving the legal sector completely
  • How to generate new ideas
  • Reality checking and turning ideas into action