When I was out of college, I knew I wanted to study law. For me, my life seemed to be hinged around being sound in legal principles. My day started with thinking about it and ended with thinking about the way I was inclined to be when I was equipped with the right qualification to be there. After law school, I worked in a solicitor’s firm for five years. In the beginning, while I was still learning the ropes of the profession, I met a lot of people who were there for decades. They were either doing too well for themselves or they were the normal jack types who could hang around for as long as they wanted.
But that was not the case with me:
Somewhere at the end of the third consecutive year at the bar, I started feeling an itch to break free. There was no excitement left in my practice. Let me tell you that I was doing very well and clients came looking for me and my documentation and pleadings were extremely well received. But I knew that I did not belong here forever. My mind yearned for adventure and my heart itched for being able to do something that could rekindle the passion again in me.
Initially, I thought it was boredom:
Initially, I thought it was boredom and tried to look out for more interesting fields to practice in. so from debt recovery and banking laws I took a leap of faith into consumer laws and corporate laws. This field was livelier and it gave me an opportunity to met people from different walks of life. It was not long before; two years to be precise that I started feeling as if I did not belong even here!