Management: Proper reflection
Reflective practice and learning have been embraced by many other professions for quite some time. Jane Ching argues that it is about time law firms took a look in the mirror to assess their training and development methods
‘Reflective practice’ and ‘reflective learning’ are expressions well known in professions such as teaching or nursing but, at least until recently, little explored in the legal field. This position is changing, however. With reflective learning increasingly being used in schools and law degrees, we will begin to meet trainees and young lawyers to whom some form of ‘reflection’ may be a way of life and something which they expect to use in their professional development.
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