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Holding Redlich named Employer of Choice for second year running

11 November 20 - Media Release

Holding Redlich has been awarded Employer of Choice 2020 by Australasian Lawyer, the second year running the national law firm has taken out the title.

The announcement of the Employer of Choice list follows a detailed submission process that required the firm to outline what it is doing in areas including training and professional development, career progression, diversity and inclusion, access to technology, leadership, and work-life balance.

National Managing Partner, Ian Robertson, said, in what has been a challenging year, this recognition is testament to Holding Redlich’s commitment to putting people first.

“We are very pleased to have been named an Employer of Choice for the second year running by Australasian Lawyer,” Ian said.

“In facing the challenges of COVID-19, we’ve remained committed to ensuring our people feel supported through the right programs and policies to navigate sustained lockdowns and working from home.”

Highlights from the year include a virtual ‘R U OK? Day’ webinar offering tips on how employees can look after themselves and their families during this difficult time, and the introduction of an extra day of paid personal leave (Wellbeing Day) for all employees to do something they enjoy outside work.

An Employer of Choice – some highlights:

  • Introduction of LinkedIn Learning to all employees following increased demand for more online learning among our employees.
  • Gender Equality Strategy consistently keeps our gender pay equity below benchmark thresholds for the legal industry.
  • New Parent Program for non-primary caregivers who are expecting a child. Apart from two weeks of paid parental leave for non-primary caregivers, the program allows staff to work reduced hours during the first three months immediately following the birth or adoption of a child.

Holding Redlich is one of 25 law firms selected for this year’s list.  

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