While political volatility continues across Africa, law firms are seeking a renewed optimism despite the increasing global challenges.
At the Agenda Africa session in Miami, partners from leading law firms around the African region agreed that retention of young talent is the biggest challenge that they are currently facing. Second and third generations of lawyers are empowered and taking the lead, pushing for hybrid working and expecting to be rewarded for their long working hours. The question is whether in the mid to long term this will have an effect in the culture, learning or even the evaluation of the senior associates in law firms in their career to partnership.
See some pictures of the session here