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Lawyer James McElhinney shares his experience of over ten years as a Consultant Solicitor at Setfords

While many lawyers enjoy working in traditional firms, it’s not for everyone. And even those who like it the most can find that they’re tired of the environment after years of the rat race. When they reach this point, increasing numbers of lawyers are turning to consultancy and embracing a better way of working as …

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Lawyer Sarah Gillbe Celebrates 10 years as a Consultant Solicitor at Setfords

From struggling single mum to running her own office: Sarah Gillbe celebrates 10 successful years as a consultant solicitor at Setfords. SARAH’S STORY: HOW IT ALL BEGAN Long days and even longer nights, drenched in stress – this was Sarah Gillbe 15 years ago. Her only certainty was knowing that she would leave the office …

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Why I made the Move to Become a Consultant Solicitor at Setfords

CONSULTANT BLOGS / Rob Rocker Consultant Solicitor Rob Rocker joined Setfords in March 2020 – one of 121 lawyers who joined us over lockdown. As he comes up to his first full year at Setfords, we talked to him about his experience as a consultant solicitor in one of the most challenging years in our …

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Asking the right questions is vital to improve wellbeing in law firms. But even then, are we really listening to the answers?

CONSULTANCY BLOGS How are you? That’s a question I was rarely asked when I worked as a lawyer on a day-to-day basis. And to be fair, it’s one I rarely asked others. I was too busy worrying about deadlines, targets and whether I might get out the door before 8pm. Today, as the co-CEO of …

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The wellbeing of our staff and customers is Setfords top priority.

With the ongoing spread of COVID-19, we would like to take this opportunity to inform all of our customers, both current and new, of the steps we are taking to protect our staff and customers. We would also like to highlight some of the unique ways in which we work that will ensure the continuous …

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A Blog by Carol Lee – My experience as a Consultant Lawyer over the last 10 years.

At the end of February, I shall reach the milestone of having been a Setfords consultant solicitor for ten years. Working this way over the past decade has enabled me to change my lifestyle by moving away from the traditional “nine to five commute” to being able to fulfil my dream of living on a …

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A Blog by David Taylor – My experience as a Consultant Lawyer over the last 10 years.

As this year marks my 10th anniversary of being a consultant lawyer at Setfords, I wanted to share my experiences for anyone considering the consultancy model. While doing this, I thought it would also be a great opportunity to share some personal photos to show just how this way of working empowered me and my …

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