Jonathan Wheeler explains how the quality of lawyers’ work and flexible working are closely intertwined, while Lynne Burdon learn that leaders must show by example   

Working in London and, before that, on Merseyside the daily commute to the office really used to irk me (how I now long for the return to the office in lockdown!).

On my drive into the office in Liverpool – or on my train and tube journey into Islington – I used to ponder why we had a rush hour. What was the point of everyone from everywhere rushing to get into a relatively small space (the city) at the same time?

And then doing the same thing in reverse to get home again? Wouldn’t it be better if it was more spaced out? I would sigh and put aside such heretical thoughts. Then, five years after I joined Bolt Burdon Kemp (BBK), that’s exactly what we did – we put those heretical thoughts into acti...

Jonathan Wheeler
Managing Partner
Bolt Burdon Kemp

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