Talent retention

Slaughter and May is looking at new ways of giving its associates attractive career paths, having realised that its partnership ranks are falling and not enough associates are coming through the ranks. The firm has traditionally been pretty good to its young lawyers, but are high pay and retention the be-all and end-all for the new generation?

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