Firms no longer training ground for in-house counsel

Lawyers Weekly

Ken Jagger, CEO of LOD, recently ran a series of presentations to senior in-house counsel as part of the ACC (previously ACLA) Corporate Counsel days across Australia.  His presentation ‘Legal Landscape 2020:  Implications for in-house practice’ focused on a number of trends emerging from recent legal surveys and what that means for General Counsel over the next 5 years.

This Lawyers Weekly article focuses on one of these trends – law firms decreasing their graduate intake which in turn is decreasing the pool of lawyers being trained for in-house roles.

Click here to read the article in full.

“Traditional law firms have been forced by the market to become leaner both at partner and associate level. As a result the traditional commercial lawyer training model is broken.”

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