Herbies scrambles to stem litigation exits

Harris, Joanne
October 2005
Lawyer;10/10/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 39, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the resignation of associates from the London, England-based law firm Herbert Smith. Reasons why the associates resigned, such as low partnership prospects and low morale in the company's disputes department; Herbert Smith head of litigation Sonya Leydecker's attempt to tackle the problem by introducing "people partners" to act as mentors.


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