In-house lawyers call for “free secondments”

Author: | Published: 12 Mar 2009

Staff cuts and compliance pressures at banks are so great that counsel want external law firms to send some of their under-used associates to relieve the burden.

Speaking during a light-hearted discussion at IFLR’s M&A Forum, one in-house counsel said:

“There are a lot of bright people in law firms being under-used at the moment. I’ve got an alternative, particularly since in-house departments...