Finding, and then securing, the best legal talent, at any level, has never been easy - to do it properly takes time, focus, consistency, a dash of teamwork and, often, more than a little luck.
Get it wrong however and the consequences can be costly - wasted time and effort, damage to team morale, unhappy clients, not to mention the financial pain.
And, to add insult to injury, you are back to square one, still needing a good lawyer and with a stretched team - not good.
I have been working with Hannah Cottam, director at recruitment specialists, Sellick Partnership, to look at how legal recruitment, and retention come to that, can be improved upon. We will be sharing our ideas, thoughts and experiences in a short series of three webinars in May, so watch this space....