There is nothing typical about a day in the life of an international attorney. The moving parts that go along with practicing internationally in business, trade or criminal legal disputes require not only the baseline abilities expected from all attorneys, which include analytical skill, attention to detail, communication abilities, and persuasiveness. They also must possess the ability to adapt and apply legal theories in varying and sometimes conflicting environments, since every sovereign nation has a completely unique set of legislation, regulations, and treaties.
The future of work is coming fast. A recent Dell Technologies report compiled by business and academic specialists projects that an estimated 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet.1 “The pace of change will be so rapid that people will learn 'in the moment,” the report states, “using new technologies such as augmented reality and virtual reality. The ability to gain new knowledge will be more valuable than the knowledge itself."