TITLE

Exodus of associates sparks A&O overhaul

AUTHOR(S)
Begum, Husnara
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
Lawyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that law firm Allen & Overy is set to radically overhaul its partnership track after it emerged that the firm had an assistant turnover rate of 25 percent during the financial year prior to October 2005. Human resources director Genevieve Tennant's spearheading of a review to explore alternative career paths for associates; Creation of the new role of associate director to reward talented non-legal staff.
ACCESSION #
18552700

 

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