Competing colleagues - the growing field of inter-law firm sporting events
Dragon boat racing and sitting volleyball may not be sports that are traditionally associated with lawyers and law firms, but they are two of the more quirky sports in which law firms have got involved in recent years. Keen to attract the best talent, law firms are increasingly up to promote their extra curricular sporting prowess. Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer is viewed among many as the ones to beat when it comes to both promoting and participating in sport. Official sponsors of the London 2012 Olympics, lawyers at the firm are involved in no less than 18 different sporting activities. Sitting volleyball is the current craze sweeping Freshfields’ London office, with staff from across the firm getting involved in a competition which is aimed at boosting the profile of the 2012 Paralympic Games.
Lawyers can be as competitive in play as they are in work. Helen Mooney discovers the variety of inter-law firm sports available for employees looking to blow off some steam
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