Specialist legal recruiter Emilia Casaus provided advice to the Law Gazette on how lawyers should approach working from home. The current crisis has seen an unprecedented number of professionals working from home.

Emilia breaks her advice into the following sections:

1. Don’t get overwhelmed.

2. Stay in touch with your colleagues.

3. Stay up-to-date with legal updates.

4. Create a distinct workspace in your home.

5. Set some boundaries with yourself.

6. Manage distractions as best as you can.

7. Stick to a routine.

It is important to have the work life balance, whilst also staying connected with your role and your colleagues. The uncertainty and current situation can add to your worry and stress, but following the advice from Emilia can help with maintaining routine and ensuring you do not burn yourself out.