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Workplace mentorship and why it builds great organisations

Starting an entirely new job usually requires you to learn from more experienced co-workers. Even if you’ve had training beforehand, there’s often a world of difference between preparing to do a job in theory, and actually carrying it out in practice.

Video: Keeping trade moving revisited

Last October our in-house lawyer training day sought to address the question of how can we keep trade moving? We looked at issues such as: the speed of change, Brexit, collaboration and the changing customer.

COVID-19: Where now for employment tribunals?

Recent reforms to the Employment Tribunal system and a move towards virtual hearings are intended to boost hearing capacity and access to justice. We consider the developments to the pre-existing approach and what this means for employers. Justice in slow motion?


Walker Morris appoints Malcolm Simpson as managing partner

Walker Morris has announced that Malcolm Simpson will be the firm’s new managing partner with effect from 1 May 2018. Malcolm will take over at the end of April next year when Ian Gilbert retires, bringing an end to his 8-year tenure as Managing Partner.

Merging with technology with man and machine coming together and merging into one as a technological concept of human computer engineering joining together with the intelligence of people.

The firm with highest concentration of tech staff is… Slaughter and May

Slaughter and May has more technology-focused staff per fee-earner than any other top 100 firm ranked in this year’s UK 200: Business Services report, The Lawyer can reveal. In 2016/17 Slaughters had a total of 84 technology staff to 754 fee-earners, a ratio of nine to one. Collectively, in this year’s report 139 firms provided […]

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