Friday, March 16, 2007

Homeworking lawyers

The move towards more lawyers working from home (which would make life interesting for production of this blog and The Shed magazine) comes a step closer as reported in The Lawyer. According to the article, Vodafone UK is beefing up its flexible working programme for in-house lawyers to deal with a talent shortage. This means that the legal department will be able to work in London, Newbury (where the company is based) or from home. "In the future it will give us the benefit of having a wider pool of people from which to recruit. We realised that this would enable us to recruit good-quality lawyers," UK legal director Jonathan McCoy told The Lawyer which says that nine of the team's 18 lawyers are expected to take up the hotdesking arrangement,

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