Career development: How to advance your career in uncertain times

Career development: How to advance your career in uncertain times


In June and July this year, we have been delighted to support junior in-house counsel from multiple organisations and help them to succeed in their roles through our virtual Aspire summer sessions, in partnership with F-LEX.

This unique series of events is designed to provide you a platform to:

  • Connect with like-minded peers at the early stages of their in-house legal career
  • Hear invaluable insights from senior counsel on career advice during these uncertain times and,
  • Discover how best to support your organisation as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds

Click  here to understand more and to sign-up to our future sessions.

Last week, on Thursday 2nd July, our event focussed around personal and career development where various in-house counsel provided tips on how develop and advance your career during the pandemic.


Poll insights


As part of the sessions, we ask the attendees a series of questions to gauge the overall response and sentiment of the group. In the Covid-19 sessions, some key insights from our session were:

  • 48% of young lawyers said they felt their organisation was ‘quite prepared’ for a pandemic. 38% said they ‘were very prepared’, and 14% said they were ‘not at all prepared’.
  • 45% of respondents said they were ‘quite involved’ in their organisation’s response to Covid-19, 9% said they were ‘very involved’ and 36% said they were ‘barely involv

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