Career Clinic: Doubts about law in the downturn
"I'm midway through my third seat and rapidly falling out of love with the law. I realise that part of my malaise might be that the current climate isn't conducive to a pleasant office atmosphere, with a general air of discontent permeating the workplace, but I'm fairly sure that it's more than that (this isn't my first job, I spent four years working in non-legal spheres, so it's not just that I don't like working!). "I'm interested to hear people's opinions on whether I should risk moving out of the law on qualification and into something altogether different. If so, what chance do I have of coming back once things have perked up a bit?
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