TITLE

How one stray email revealed cracks in A&O's assistant pay

AUTHOR(S)
Griffiths, Catrin
PUB. DATE
June 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;6/27/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on an electronic mail message complaining about the low pay received by Allen and Overy (A&O) leveraged finance assistants, which triggered an internal row in the British law firm after it was misdirected and sent to the banking department instead of to the firm's managing partner. Ways by which law firms peg pay rates for assistants; Factors that influence how law firms differentiate the pay of lawyers in terms of the number of years they have worked in the firm; Lessons that can be learned by the legal profession from the A&O incident. INSET: Tony Keal's email.
ACCESSION #
17520151

 

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