n Without Prejudice - Opening a can of worms : management

Volume 7, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 1681-178X



The decision by the partners of UK magic circle law firm Freshfields to replace their extremely lucrative partner annuity provisions with a less generous arrangement has opened a can of worms. One of its partners, Peter Bloxham, said this was linked to significant 'size and shape' restructuring. A consequence says Clare Murray in , was that, he was effectively bounced, at short notice and with no consultation, into retiring prematurely at 54. This article is a summary of Murray's opinion piece (, Aug 9).

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