Balancing Work and Life: A Practical Guide for Lawyers

This practical book provides strategies for balancing home life with a satisfying legal career.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781927248027

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Balancing Work and Life: A Practical Guide for Lawyers provides pragmatic tips and techniques for succeeding in the legal profession without compromising your home life. Divided into six easy-to-follow sections, this practical guide delivers constructive, effective strategies for both male and female practitioners. Packed with helpful anecdotes, effective strategies, real-life case studies from a wide spectrum of lawyers, and good old-fashioned practical advice, this book is a must-have for practitioners at any stage in their career.




-          Anecodotes

-          Effective strategies

-          Practical advice

-          Case studies

Table of contents

Part one: Balancing work and life

Chapter 1         You can have it all

Chapter 2         Support on the home front

Chapter 3         Building your professional support network

Chapter 4         Pursuing your passion (and why it shouldn't be your work)

Chapter 5         Reframing work/life balance

Part two: Effective practice

Chapter 6         Prioritising your daily workload

Chapter 7         Overcoming procrastination

Chapter 8         Marketing on a time budget

Chapter 9         Finding your niche

Chapter 10         Time management tactics

Part three: Progressing you career

Chapter 11         Setting goals

Chapter 12         Connecting through networking

Chapter 13         Embracing mentoring

Chapter 14         Tackling imposter syndrome

Chapter 15         Getting clear on your career

Part four: Parenthood and the law

Chapter 16         Transitioning back to work

Chapter 17         Sourcing childcare

Chapter 18         Part-time work - is it the answer?

Chapter 19         Changing tack

Chapter 20         Fostering a 'family-friend' culture

Part five: Women in the law

Chapter 21         How far have women come?

Chapter 22         Deconstructing the gender imbalance

Chapter 23         Female leaders

Chapter 24         Is law a female-friendly career?

Chapter 25         Overcoming challenges as a female lawyer

Part six: Self-care strategies

Chapter 26         Practising self-care

Chapter 27         Building resilience

Chapter 28         Managing stress

Chapter 29         Financial Literacy

Chapter 30         Nurturing your important relationships