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Making it work: success stories

Keystone Tops
London Business School, Winter 2008
The legal profession seemed to have its organisational models set in stone. Then came Keystone Law. Organized virtually, entrepreneurial and fast growing, Keystone is changing received wisdom on how the legal profession is run.

Flexible Work in Practice
New Zealand Law Society, September 2014
Imagine working for a firm that is committed to looking for ways of making flexible working arrangements work for all employees who want or need them. This is the reality for Rebecca Gilsenan, a principal in class actions at Maurice Blackburn a leading Australian compensation and social justice law firm. 

Flexibility Failure Led Lawyers to Create Own Firm
Financial Review, 9 August 2014
When people flee the corporate world, it is often because their bosses expect them to work as if their families have no claim on their time and attention. But Jane Wright and Lauren Barel thought they had that sorted. The two lawyers had broken new ground as job-sharing senior associates, working three days a week each at a big law firm Herbert Smith Freehills.For five years, and with five children between them, they were the “poster girls” for workplace flexibility. That is, until they decided to go for promotion.

Finding a way through the corporate jungle gym: a young mothers solution
NZLS Auckland Branch, March 2014
A profile of young in-house lawyer Jessie Jarvie, who set up an onsite childcare centre for children of employees at Orion Health where she is Legal Counsel. 

Last updated on the 28th July 2016