Employment

  • MENTAL HEALTH

    Mindful lawyers sign up

    Mental Health Awareness Week inspires nine law firms to sign up to the Mindful Business Charter committing to better working practices for mental health and wellbeing.

  • WELLNESS

    Dentons pilots behavioural health program

    In launching its Ginger programme, firm says emotional well-being among lawyers and professional staff continues as a priority.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Boeing legal chief takes up role to deal with recent controversial accidents in the moves around the hosue this week.

  • EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

    Baker McKenzie breaks down walls in Mexico

    Firm launches two internal programmes to break down barriers to healthier work-life balance and inequality in parental leave.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    As Amazon looks to ship in-house counsel to new locations, Ikea general counsel packs it in to build a new future.

  • LEADERSHIP

    New study on how counsel needs to pivot for seat at the C-Suite table

    Morrison & Foerster offers insight in global study on redefined role of general counsel, highlights investment in leadership and people skills.

  • GENDER

    Mixed gender results for magic circle firms

    Gender figures highlighted in 2019 promotion round, but only two magic circle firms feature amongst nine law firms in The Times Top 50 Employers for Women.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Houston Rockets net their new general counsel in-house amongst the postings around the house this week.

  • LEGAL EDUCATION

    Academia and practice in new LLB combo

    Innovative degree to combine 'top-100 education' with firm partnership to help future lawyers prepare for new technology and online courts.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    High-powered women rule the moves in a women-only list around the house this week.

  • SOCIAL MOBILITY

    Law firm extends social reach

    Slaughter and May and upReach partner to launch legal sector access programme as firm builds on pioneering work in social mobility.

  • PRO BONO

    Crowell & Moring's pro bono weekend

    Law firm's Brussels office joins forces with Young Bar to offer free legal services to show willingness to tackle societal issues.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Not necessarily all's well that ends well in this week's in-house moves, as Wells Fargo ceo steps aside for general counsel as interim ceo.

  • LEGAL BUSINESS

    Millennial lawyers say business model broken

    New survey shows millennial lawyers aspire to partnership despite being critical of law firm culture, with women being more critical than men.

  • APPOINTMENTS

    Around the house

    Making moves around the house this week are two general counsel, from Krispy Kreme and US Steel, returning to private practice.


 

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