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Investing in training models for tomorrow

We must start taking responsibility for nurturing the next generation of talent, says Kathryn Taylor

28 January 2014

The new year often equals the perfect opportunity for reassessing where a business’ goals and objectives are headed. My firm has no need to reinvent itself, and giving the business a facelift certainly isn’t part of my remit as managing partner as we don’t need one. If anything, we have recently been looking at areas of the business where we might be able to build on, in particular developing our training and recruitment programme to encourage the next generation of legal talent into the profession.

Unemployment figures continue to be a topic of much debate, particularly in the North East of England, where we’re based – a region that is experiencing some of the lowest employment figures on an ongoing basis.

The legal profession is a tough enough one to crack without us helping pave the way for pass...

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