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Holding Redlich named as a 5-Star Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer

26 September 23 - In the News

Holding Redlich has today been announced as one of 33 law firms named as a 5-Star Employer of Choice by Australasian Lawyer. Firms listed in today's report demonstrate "a bona fide interest in staff wellbeing, backed by bespoke programs that enhance the employee experience at every stage".

The firm is committed to ensuring all employees have equal access to leadership and career development opportunities and supportive working arrangements. In recent years, an emphasis has been placed on increasing female representation at partner and manager levels, investing in the professional growth of female lawyers and launching a new flexibility policy.

Speaking to Australasian Lawyer, National Managing Partner Troy Lewis says the firm is committed to ensuring all employees have equal access to leadership and career development opportunities and supportive working arrangements.

"We ensure everybody is given the best opportunity to be as successful as they want in their career, which can be different for people and can change over time”, Troy said. 

“We have real trust in our people to work in a way that best suits them, their teams and the clients,” Troy continues.

The report highlights the firm's strengths in the following areas:

Career progression

  • a dedicated learning and development team that delivers a comprehensive range of internal and external training and continuing professional development programs for all employees
  • a state-based personal and professional development newsletter that helps employees plan
  • 41 people in legal and business support roles promoted since July 2022.

Work-life balance

  • paid parental leave for primary caregivers, plus paid superannuation for one year 
  • a parental leave coaching program 
  • four main types of flexible work arrangements, including location, hours, leave and dress code.

Diversity and inclusion

  • a national DE&I committee with subgroups 
  • early career talent development, supporting graduates and undergraduate paralegals to gain qualifications as lawyers 
  • regular listening tours by senior leaders.

For the full report, visit Australasian Lawyer's website here.

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