The leap to legal
If you’re a management professional, making the transition to the legal sector may not be something you’ve considered. After all, many people would assume that law firms need lawyers and that’s about it — but they’d be wrong.
A vast array of factors means that the legal market is undergoing its most profound change for decades, and the increasing presence of professional managers as key assets to manage and accelerate this change is a significant part of the evolution.
Gill Freeman-Smith is the international HR manager for Pinsent Masons. Joining the partnership firm nine months ago, her remit was to build and develop a robust HR infrastructure necessary to support the growing number of International offices both from an operational and strategic perspective…
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