Career Clinic: Should my firm have involved me in recruiting my new colleague?
"I am a senior associate and have been my firm's only specialist in a specific practice area for a number of years. This has meant working very long hours, often having holiday cancelled at the last minute, to successfully build the firm's reputation in this area. "I was also unable to support my husband through the sudden death of his brother as my presence - as the only person available to do the work - was required at work on a project that involved working through the night to meet a completion target.
“I am a senior associate and have been my firm’s only specialist in a specific practice area for a number of years. This has meant working very long hours, often having holiday cancelled at the last minute, to successfully build the firm’s reputation in this area.
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