South East: The bottom line
Secondments are a regular feature of any key client relationship - the adviser will typically be approached as a first port of call when they need extra resources in-house. Stephen Williams details his approach to dealing with a request for a secondee from South East Water and offers advice on how both sides can get the most out of a secondment
A very typical law firm response to a request for a secondee is to agree, in the rather vague hope that this will be of benefit to the client relationship – and thus the firm’s bottom line – as well as a good development opportunity for the seconded individual.
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