Flexible and family
friendly working:

The competitive advantage for organisations in the legal sector

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The legal sector continues to face many challenges to its traditional operating practices. Typically, staff will work long hours, and the constant fight to maintain a good work-life balance is no secret. Perhaps more so than in other industries, there is scepticism about whether or not truly flexible and agile working is an achievable goal for many organisations. When your business relies so heavily on responding to clients’ needs, it’s inevitably not always easy to leave a little early one day, or work remotely on a regular basis.

Yet, the demand for more flexibility is there. And there are a few firms in particular who are leading the way in this area.

Download the snapshot report to find out more about:

  • our latest research on the needs, wants and challenges of flexible working, from both sides of the employee and employer fence;
  • the firms leading the way in this area, such as Baker & McKenzie, Ignition Law and Simmons & Simmons;
  • the three things your organisation can do to use flexible working to gain a competitive advantage.

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Just how important is flexible working in this industry?

0%
of lawyers would look for flexible working before joining a new company
0%
would choose flexible working over a 5% pay rise
0%
want flexible start and finish times

Listen back to our webinar recording:

Flexible and family friendly working in the legal sector

In this 30-minute webinar, we take a look at some of the main findings from our recent research into flexible working in the legal sector. We’re also joined by Sarah Gregory, Diversity and Inclusion Partner at Baker & McKenzie who shares her experience and the challenges and benefits of embracing flexible working in a global legal firm.

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