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.

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!

Career, Kids and California

London

LOD lawyer, Matt, wanted to get some experience in other sectors but needed to keep the flexibility his job gave him to spend time with his young family. Step in LOD and he found himself handing in his notice and not looking back. Now Matt has worked on three different assignments, whilst still spending time with his family as well as finding time to travel too! Read on to hear Matt’s story.

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