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* 1. How many years PQE did you have before leaving

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* 2. Where did you complete your initial training

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* 3. Which of the following influenced your decision to leave

  Major influence Somewhat influential Not particularly relevant
Working hours were incompatible with family life
Not enjoying the work 
Lack of realistic role models
Made redundant
Family relocation
Did not like the culture
Unhappy with career development prospects

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* 4. Did you at any time request a flexible working arrangement?

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* 5. Which best describes the response to your request

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* 6. What have you been doing since you left

  Very little Some time  Most of the time
Full time caring responsibilities
Working as a freelance or self employed lawyer
Working in house as a lawyer
In paid employment but not as a lawyer
Retraining
Working in legal education
Working as a lawyer for a smaller firm
Running own business

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* 7. What would most motivate you to return to a city law career (please rank from 1 to 5 where 1 is most important)

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* 8. Are you actively involved with your firm's alumni programme?

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* 9. What support would you need should you decide to return to a city law career?

  Very much needed Somewhat needed Not important
Support in writing a CV
Advice on creating and using a LinkedIn profile
Technical training on the law and changes since I left
Training on the technology used in the workplace
Reconnecting with old colleagues
Advice and tips from other returners

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* 10. Thinking about your first 12 months back - which of the following would be most important in helping you succeed

  Very important Quite important Not very important
Being part of a cohort of returners
Access to a personal coach
A line manager who wants me to succeed
Realistic role models above me and alongside
Training to develop my technical skills
Training in new workplace technologies
Training to help me develop my sales & business development skills
Having a mentor or sponsor in the firm

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* 11. What, if anything, would you say is your biggest stress about returning?

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* 12. The purpose of the Reignite Academy is to support lawyers to return after a career hiatus.  Please use this space for any relevant comments or suggestions.

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* 13. Would you like to be kept in touch with the work of the Reignite Academy?  If so, please leave your contact details

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