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More male partners working part time, says survey

Jan 23, 2012 6.2 per cent of lawyers at big firms work part time, according to a new survey released by NALP. In 2011 98 per cent of large law firms allowed part-time schedules, either across the board or on a case-by-case basis,…

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New generation of partners surveyed

Nov 26, 2011 The Am Law Daily has hosted a conference for new partners in large law firms. In order to prepare for the conference the publication conducted a survey of about 5,600 new partners from the largest firms in the US, Canada…

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The myth of work-life balance in big firms

Jul 1, 2011 Here is an interesting article in the Guardian about work-life balance – or the lack thereof – in large law firms. The article observes that firms maintain the fiction of the balance during recruitment because…

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