How you look at it - partners and associates see the future differently
There's much talk of the future of the legal profession these days, but it seems that the majority of lawyers working in the commercial sector - meaning the associates - see things rather differently to partners whose views are better-aired. That seems to be the central finding of a new report from Legal Week Intelligence on the future of the profession, which suggests that associates in some cases have grappled more fundamentally with what seismic changes to the profession would mean. In contrast, there is a trend for partners to view what law may look like in 2015 or 2020 through the prism of partner profits - meaning how the business can be reshaped so they'll still get to earn as much and have as much control.
There’s much talk of the future of the legal profession these days, but it seems that the majority of lawyers working in the commercial sector – meaning the associates – see things rather differently to partners whose views are better-aired.
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