Penny Bullen qualified at Farrer & Co in the 1970’s, where she stayed for two years as an assistant until she had her first child and the family moved overseas. She returned to law eleven years later where she was able to do a number of part-time roles for a further twelve years. At 51 she re-trained as a primary school teacher and she spoke to us about what that involved and how she has found the switch.
Stephan Ford trained at Freshfields, was a partner at Eversheds for nine years and now teaches property and debt finance on the LPC at BPP in Waterloo. We asked him about his career and how he found the move out of private practice.
mtl: Hi, please can you tell us about your career in private practice?
Stephan: I trained at Freshfields, including a six month seat in Paris. I qualified into the property department as I enjoyed th...