Freshfields To Offer Attys Job-Sharing

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 4:16 PM EDT) -- In an effort to better accommodate its associates, Magic Circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP has unveiled an alternative work program that would give associates the options of job-sharing and off-site working.

While the program will initially be offered only to associates and counsel in the firm's corporate practice in London, if successful, if could be rolled out more widely, the firm said Wednesday.

Mark Rawlinson, who heads Freshfields' corporate department in London, told Legal Week that the alternative work arrangements are intended to improve employee...
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