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.

Options and opportunities

Singapore

The thing LOD lawyer Theresa Tayabali enjoys most about working as an LOD lawyer is meeting fantastic people, expanding her professional network, engaging in good quality work and the challenge of starting over/doing something new with each secondment.

Variety is the spice of life

Brisbane

Challenging and varied work in industries that have taught me many new things. There is never any feeling of being in a rut and I have not looked forward to work like this for years.

From Founding to Freelance and beyond

Perth

Haaron is a founding director of Balance Legal (a predecessor firm of LOD). Over the last 5 years Haaron has worked for major oil and gas companies, both on the construction of their LNG projects and on their day to day operations. Here he talks about what he loves about being a seconded in-house lawyer and his experience so far.

From globe-trotting to neuroscience

London

With one foot in Hampshire and the other in Vancouver, find out how LOD On Call has provided LOD lawyer Sophie Callander with an “out of the box” life.

From Ladder Climbing to Beach Front Fun

London

After realising you only get one shot to do what you want in life LOD Lawyer, Nathalie Romain, decided that she didn’t want to climb the corporate ladder anymore. She’s now taken the plunge and set up the holiday lettings business she has always wanted. Find out how freelancing with LOD allowed her to make her dream a reality.

Freelancing from a far-flung place

London

When Beth Onions was younger she dreamt of being an actress, dentist and engineer. Sometimes however, truth can be stranger than fiction – she’s in fact now an LOD lawyer working from Islamabad, Pakistan. Find out LOD has allowed her to be more than just a “trailing spouse” to a British diplomat.

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