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Twenty per cent of associates would rather take redundancy than retrain to another practice area, according to the latest YouGovCentaur survey.
Twenty ;per ;cent ;of associates would rather take redundancy than retrain to another ;practice ;area, according to the latest YouGovCentaur survey.
The survey of almost 2,000 lawyers’ attitudes to the economic climate reveals a profession living in fear – although some are more nonchalant than others.
Legal recruitment consultancy First Counsel senior consultant Mark Brandon said: “People are still labouring under the delusion that they could walk into another job, and it’s just not the case. Associate recruitment is so flat.”
For most lawyers, retraining ;or ;relocation ;are attractive alternatives to redundancy, but a sizeable minority would reject both options, ;with ;around a quarter of associates prefering to be out of a job.