Considering working as a consultant or freelance lawyer? Understanding this flexible approach

In this podcast, Husnara Begum and Paul Bennett discuss a flexible approach to working in these uncertain times.

The podcast covers:

  • understanding the different options to this flexible way of working
  • setting up your own firm as a sole practitioner and virtual law firms
  • pros and cons of each option
  • practical points to consider before going freelance: what is the appropriate level of PQE to do this at?
  • risk versus reward
  • legal and regulatory issues such as professional indemnity insurance (PII) and practising certificates


Husnara Begum, Husnara Begum Consultancy Ltd

Husnara is a recruiter, career coach and an outplacement specialist, and uses this expertise to discuss flexible working.

Paul Bennett, Bennett Briegal LLP

Paul is a solicitor, mediator and arbitrator, with experience in talking about careers and flexible working. 

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