An eventful year has created a more open, diverse and and democratic profession, says Jenny Hotchin
Now that the legal industry is adjusting to the future of work, rather than simply trying to figure out how to make work happen in the face of a deadly pandemic, there’s an opportunity to pause and reflect on what the past year or so has revealed.
Out of great upheavals, great things can emerge. In the UK, for example, social housing came after World War 1 and the NHS came out of World War 2. From the legal perspective, one unintended side effect of the covid-19 pandemic has been to knock out some of the elitism and favoritism from the industry and force it open the door to new ways of doing things.
While unanticipated, this impact is far from unwelcome.
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