Despite high rates of trainee retention, firm's report a steep drop off at 1-3 PQE as individuals can find themselves unable to cope with the demands of the legal industry. By supporting trainees as they enter your firm you can ensure their sustainable growth and career advancement, whilst minimising the loss of top talent and investment.
The pivotal role of supervisors and managers in mental health risk management has been highlighted numerous times in the latest SRA guidance on workplace culture. Without the right training, your talent are at increased risk of mental health challenges as well as engagement and performance issues.
LEGAL SUPPORT TEAMS
Since firms have begun the process of transitioning to the ‘new normal’ they have seen pockets of resistance to hybrid working. This has been particularly prevalent among legal support teams, who are often expected to be predominantly in the office to support their fee-earning colleagues.