Goodman Derrick's head of employment chairs Law Society forum
Alison Downie, head of employment at Goodman Derrick, is chairing and speaking at the Law Society Law Management Section HR Forum 2012 on 7 November.
The event has been devised specifically for law firms and employers in the legal profession.
Topics covered will include the explosion of social media and its risks for employers; retiring partners at 65 without age discrimination risks; and diversity issues for law firms.
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