Herbert Smith suffers Hong Kong mass exit

Sawyer, Donna
November 2005
Lawyer;11/21/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 45, p1
Trade Publication
The article reports that more than 75 percent of the junior lawyers at Herbert Smith's litigation department in Hong Kong, China, left the law firm in the 12 months prior to November 2005. At least 17 associates resigned from the department during that period. Former associates reveal that the litigation departments in Hong Kong and London, England, have suffered from a lack of morale, poor communication, and uncertainty about career progression.


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