Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner has become the latest firm to shake up its billable hours policy, introducing a scheme the allows its best performers to earn a vacation bonus.

The new policy will allow lawyers to devote up to 5% of their billable hours time to non-legal work such as D&I and wellbeing, recruiting, learning & development, and knowledge management & innovation. Performing such work will be also contribute towards building up their bonus eligibility.