Flexible working patterns – Law Society’s Gazette

Posted April 26th, 2012 in flexible working, legal profession, news, solicitors, women by sally

“In the legal profession’s workaholic culture, achieving work/life balance has always been a struggle – and still is. The term ‘work/life balance’ has such negative connotations in private practice that some firms have banned it from their vocabulary. At Ashurst, for example, they refer to ‘work/life fit’. Speaking at the International Women in Law Summit last month, Ashurst senior partner Charlie Geffen said how one ‘fits home life into work’ was ‘a more honest’ description of what was realistic in law firms, particularly in transactional work.”

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Law Society’s Gazette, 26th April 2012

Source: www.lawgazette.co.uk