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Personal development , Careers | Recorded webinar

Step by Step Guide to Returning to the Profession & an Update on the Jobs Market

1.5 hoursFoundation

Are you considering resurrecting your legal career but not sure where or how to start? Do you spend hours browsing job boards without having a clear idea of precisely what you are looking for? Or maybe you have come up with a career wish list as long as your arm?

If your motivation levels have dipped or it feels like you are constantly swimming against the tide, please fear not! You’re not alone.

If you are an individual at any PQE level seeking to return to the legal profession following a career break, watch the recording of this webinar, which was run on 22 February 2022.

Who this is for


Learning outcomes

SRA competence: A2  +2 more for SRA competence: A2, C1, C3

Throughout this webinar, attendees will:

  • discover the key things to consider when planning a return to the legal profession after a career break
  • receive advice to allow them to enhance their chances of a successful return
  • gain insight to the legal jobs market
What this will cover

This webinar will cover the following steps to successfully recharge your legal career:

  • Avoid jumping to conclusions
  • How to conduct a career MOT and find purpose
  • Your skills inventory and how to close any gaps
  • How to manage career block
  • Tips for generating ideas and making them stick
  • Reality checking & weighing up options
  • Setting SMART goals and how to devise a job search strategy
How you will learn

The webinar will explore considerations and options for returning to the practice.  You will hear from former City lawyer-turned-career coach Husnara Begum who will provide a step-by-step guide to returning to the legal profession along with an update on the jobs market for solicitors.