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Do You Have Unhappy Lawyer Syndrome?

Unhappy Lawyer Syndrome, A Cause and Effect.   Unhappy Lawyer syndrome is firstly a phrase I have coined. I have not seen this referred to by anyone but I believe that many lawyers suffer from this. Briefly, my point of view is, unhappy lawyer syndrome is what many of us suffer from. We enter the law…

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I Don’t Want To Be A Lawyer Anymore! A Lawyer Reinvented.

I Don’t Want To Be A Lawyer Anymore, Are There Alternatives I Can Explore?   I don’t want to be a lawyer anymore is normally a slow, accumulative realisation that builds over time, although many times we will claim a single event was our eureka or ‘aha’ moment. In my view that ‘moment’ we experience is, as…

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Living A Life After Being A Lawyer Is Possible

My Choice Of A Life After Being A Lawyer Set Me Free     My life after being a lawyer started when I decided to ‘fire the boss’ just over 10 years ago now. I am now a lawyer turned entrepreneur and can categorically state that I have no regrets in quitting law. I would…

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A Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur Story

A Lawyer Turned Entrepreneur Some Questions and Answers   I am a Lawyer turned entrepreneur and if you had asked me or told me that I would be an entrepreneur 10 years ago I would have laughed at you. I became an entrepreneur after a 29 year career working in the Magistrates Courts in the…

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Unhappy Lawyer Turned Happy Former Lawyer

Break The Unhappy Lawyer ‘Syndrome”   I very definitely was an unhappy lawyer, although it took me a number of years to realise this (25 to be exact). I left school with my ‘O’ levels as I could not see how calculus and related subjects were going to fit into any career that I had…

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Quitting Law The lawyer’s Conundrum

Quitting Law The Option Many Lawyers Consider.   Should I be practicing or quitting law? This is a question that we are faced with as lawyers at some point or other in our careers. To many of us we are fed up with the law because we have had a bad day at the office…

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Why Many Lawyers Choose To Leave Law Behind

Leave Law Behind! Break Free Now! “I have decided to Leave Law Behind and change my career.” The astonishment and amazement amongst friends and family is huge,when you make this announcement. The first question invariably is “why are you going to leave law behind?” The perception is that as a lawyer you are in a high…

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Alternatives To Law

Are There Any Viable Alternatives To Law? I Am Fed Up With Being A Lawyer.   There are many viable alternatives to law for those qualified lawyers who are perhaps fed up with the practice of law. As a qualified lawyer you are uniquely positioned to be able to do just about anything. This may sound surprising…

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Introduction To Quitting Law.com

Welcome To Quitting Law.com   Welcome to my website Quitting Law .com. My name is Mark Ford, a member of the Law Society in the United Kingdom and former Magistrates Court lawyer and qualified Solicitor.  A brief history. I have always held the view that earn while you learn is the best way to achieve…

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