Royal Mail launches junior lawyer recruitment drive to keep more work in-house

Royal Mail general counsel Maaike de Bie is leading a recruitment drive to attract more junior lawyers to handle its business-as-usual work, The Lawyer‘s FTSE 100 report has revealed.

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