A third of junior associates plan to leave in two years or less

Source: Australasian Lawyer

By Sol Dolor

A third of junior associates intend to leave their law firms in two years or less, a new study has revealed.

While nearly 18% of all junior associates surveyed by Above the Law and Major, Lindsey and Africa said they are set on making partnership at their firms, 33.33% said they plan to leave in one to two years, while 41.18% said they expect to stay for five to seven years.

When associates reach mid-level positions, there is a huge jump in those eyeing partnership as the figure jumps to 44.44%. Meanwhile, 17.18% said they plan to leave in one to two years, 22.22% in three to five years, and 15.56% in five to seven years.

 

Read more of this article at Australasian Lawyer.

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