LOD stories

From DJing and globetrotting to spending quality family time and ticking off bucket lists, our lawyers and consultants know how to live life to the full.  Read their inspiring stories to find out how LOD works for them.

Melanie Hebbron

London

Melanie turned to LOD in the hope of finding a better balance in life. With three small children, a demanding full-time job and a long commute, Melanie wanted to find a part-time role that would allow her to spend more time with her family.

Rheinny Wiraatmadja

Dubai

When Rheinny moved to Dubai over 18 months ago, she took her first sabbatical – but she didn’t want to lose touch with the legal world. Becoming an LOD helped Rheinny to find balance and meet people from different walks of life, whilst still working flexibly for interesting clients.

Julie Yip

Singapore

Since becoming an LOD, Julie has enjoyed exploring different industries and work cultures – without having to commit to anything long term. Julie shares her experience of why she decided to work this way and the advice she’d give to others.

Francesco Lamanna

London

After working as an in-house lawyer with a specialism in competition and regulatory law, Francesco decided to review his career and work on a plan for the future. He was keen to explore something new, whilst still working within a commercial enterprise. Francesco shares how LOD has played an important part in his career development process, by providing him with some great opportunities to stretch himself and be challenged by new ideas.

Nathalia Trois Colognese

London

When Nathalia moved to London from Brazil, she didn’t want to give up her legal career. Through LOD, Nathalia found that with the right experiences and the right attitude, she would be recognised and rewarded with high quality work and clients, and a truly satisfying legal career.

Caroline Walsh

London

LOD lawyer, Caroline, wanted to move out of London to be by the sea – without compromising on finding good quality work. LOD helped her to do just that, giving her the freedom to pursue her interest in yoga and get her very own puppy!

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