News and research into law firm retirement policies, career management of senior lawyers and interviews with retired lawyers

Passing the baton - legacy management

The firm with the youngest partnership in the UK 100 is…

A silver circle firm has an average partner age of just 44.2 years, according to findings by The Lawyer. Travers Smith has the youngest equity partnership in the UK top 100, new research has revealed. At the other end of the spectrum, the oldest partnership of a traditional law firm is that of Harrison Clarke […]

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Comment: Flexible working isn’t just for women – inclusion in law firms is about age too

Gender, gender, gender: how firms retain female talent is a board-level discussion point. The born-again evangelism among managing partners isn’t feigned, I grant you, but it’s pretty one-note, as if the rhetoric of anxiety makes up for the distinct lack of solutions. To complicate matters further, other diversity issues are beginning to emerge. Just as […]