Kirsty Spears – It is a little surprising that the employee turnover in the legal profession pretty much matches the national average. Conventional wisdom would have that turnover of professionals would be lower than average and lawyers are no exception, having typically studied for many years, struggled to get that first step on the ladder as a graduate and working in a field that needs engagement and focus to achieve results.
Getting the Perfect CV is not necessarily the easiest thing in the world to put together, notwithstanding lawyers’ well-honed ability with words and their abilities in preparing and presenting documentation.
There’s still a wide gender disparity at the most senior ranks of law firms in New Zealand.
At the equity partner level, 81% are male while only 19% are female, according to a study conducted by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and McLeod Duminy.
Most staff working at New Zealand law firms can expect to receive a modest pay rise at or above the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and supplemented for some by bonuses dependent on their individual performance, according to research conducted by Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and McLeod Duminy.
New Zealand law job prospects look positive, according to the recently release Australasian Legal Practice Management Association survey, released this week.
Despite more women lawyer, men are more likely to occupy partner positions at law firms across New Zealand, a survey reveals.
Men still rule in the law – we all know it, but once again its confirmed, this time through the research conducted by the Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and legal recruiters McLeod Duminy.
For a third year the research conducted by Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA) and law firm recruiters McLeod Duminy showed that despite women making up the majority in the legal workforce, men still dominate the top position of partner.
Once it was the bright lights of London or Sydney attracting young lawyers away from jobs in Auckland, New Zealand's legal capital is now facing stiff competition from a slightly unexpected source - the provinces.