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Compulsory retirement age for law firms upheld by Supreme Court

May 9, 2012

The Supreme Court has ruled that law firms can enforce compulsory retirement policies if there are justifiable business aims. The judgment, in the high-profile Seldon vs Clarkson Wright & Jakes (CWJ) age discrimination case, reinforces the right of law firms to manage their partnerships via compulsory retirement policies, allowing them to end partners’ contracts when […]

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Retirement Planning: Prepared For Life After Law?

March 16, 2012

Top 30 UK law firms are risking their financial health by not doing more to help partners plan for life after law according to a significant study in Legal Week. For most firms, partner churn is essential to a business model that is based on promoting junior team members – but the removal of the […]

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Retirement planning for lawyers

March 13, 2012

Successfully planning for a life after law requires a robust analysis of your skill set, your ambitions and the perception from the market you are targeting. Start the planning process by answering these questions: Should I remain a lawyer? Am I cut out for a general counsel role and do I really know what it […]

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