Autonomy, Flexibility, Solidarity
The associates are not given billable hour targets, as the firm strives to achieve maximum working efficiency and produce high quality work. The firm encourages autonomy, initiative and accountability. Associates’ abilities to deal with certain matters or be in charge of a particular project are assessed in terms of talent as opposed to seniority. This principle also applies to trainees who may be chosen to be highly involved in cases based on their ability to take initiative and work well independently as well as with a team.
The firm also ensures flexibility in regards to how the work is organized, notably by providing remote computer access.
Lastly, the firm is committed to upholding values of solidarity between associates and trainees, placing the utmost importance on teamwork and respect.