Features and Opinion

  • Mental health
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    The softer side of law

    2021-10-26T14:32:00Z Partner content

    Travelers Europe has partnered with LawCare to help law firms foster cultures that promote mental health and wellbeing. Sharon Glynn, senior development underwriter at Travelers Europe, share their tips on how to create mentally healthy workplaces 

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    Keep connected

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Adeeba Hussain shares her top tips to help firms maintain engagement with their workforce, while transitioning to a hybrid working model

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    Mind the gap

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    The need for gender diversity when it comes to senior positions in law firms has been long discussed, but what are the actual barriers to women being hired or promoted into these roles? The team at Search Consultancy investigates

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    Time to re-evaluate

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Andre Thomas discusses the need for firms to re-evaluate their performance management processes, as our ways of working evolve post-pandemic

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    Strength in diversity

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Bola Gibson considers the opportunities for firms to reap the benefits of creating a diverse and inclusive office culture

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    Embrace the change

    2021-10-18T00:00:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan speaks to Alice Stephenson about why the only way to have a fulfilling career in law, and be herself, was to set up her own firm so she could do things her own way

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    Thinking differently

    2021-09-06T13:45:00Z

    Jonathan Andrews discusses neurodiversity in the legal profession and draws on his personal experience to provide tips for firms on how to recruit, retain and manage those who think differently

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    Sustainability matters

    2021-09-06T13:34:00Z

    Katie Elmer, head of consultancy at Carbon Footprint, discusses the importance of environmental and sustainablility policies for law firms.  

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    Gap analysis

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Raphael Mokades addresses the ‘ethnicity stay gap’ – what it is, why it exists, and what can your firm do to close it

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    All inclusive

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Thom Dennis and Joanne Lockwood explain what law firms can do to support the inclusion of transgender and non-binary employees

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    Generation game

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Andre Thomas explains what firms should be doing to tackle the challenges that can arise when trying to attract, and retain, talent from multiple generations

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    Safe space

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Advita Patel discusses what law firm leaders can do to utilise their internal communication and employee engagement activities to help create inclusive workplaces

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    Keep on moving

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Whitney Joseph examines what law firm leaders can do to positively contribute towards social mobility in the legal profession

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    Inner sole

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Lucy Trevelyan speaks to Lubna Shuja, vice-president of the Law Society of England and Wales, about her career so far and her ambitions for her vice-presidency and presidency

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    Untapped talent

    2021-07-06T00:00:00Z

    Arwen Makin looks at how firms can make neurodivergent candidates feel valued at the recruitment stage and how to avoid stigma and negative stereotyping during their careers

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    Building your personal brand on social media: What, why and how

    2021-06-08T10:19:00Z

    Helen Burness discusses the value to firm leaders in building a personal brand, and how to utilise social media to do so

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    Social life

    2021-05-18T13:18:00Z

    Victoria Moffatt looks at how lawyers can effectively use LinkedIn to engage with their clients, peers and colleagues

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    Toxic productivity

    2021-04-20T15:35:00Z

    Angus Lyon explains ’burnout’ and how to spot the signs

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    All well and good

    2021-04-13T00:00:00Z

    James Brown discusses how he has embedded wellness into his firm’s culture – and why you should, too

  • James Dawes
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    The personal touch

    2021-04-13T00:00:00Z

    James Dawes explains how you can strengthen your interview and onboarding processes whilst conducting them virtually