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Why lawyers at mid-sized law firms have better careers than those at larger firms

By Ian Curtis, Managing Partner, Warner Goodman 

29 April 2015

It's a truth universally acknowledged that a law firm must run itself like a business and invest in its people to ensure its success. But, a challenge facing us all is how to create an environment in which people can flourish and remain fully engaged with their part
in the firm's future.

On paper, large law firms may seem a better bet for candidates at every level looking to further their careers. But,
I believe mid-sized firms are often better placed to offer careers that will match
their expectations, because we have
much greater flexibility and can respond more quickly to changes in the market.

Communicating change

The legal services sector is going
through a period of profound change.
It's uncomfortable for everyone, but managing change strategically and strong leadership can make all the difference. Poor management and failure to face
up to problems saps st...

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