Ed Whittington argues company culture must become central to life in the legal profession
Culture, flexibility and work-home balance are not words traditionally associated with the legal sector. The pandemic has quickly shown us how outdated the legal profession has become and the expectation from our people and those considering a career in law is that we must offer more than a healthy paycheck.
Much has changed across the legal landscape as firms come to terms with the cultural impact of the last 18 months and continue to strike a balance between the demand for flexible working and the growing importance of developing a strong firm culture.
Navigating covid-19 has accelerated the pace of change in an industry which historically has been slower to change course tha...