I am Human

A senior associate at a top-tier firm pulls no punches in their anonymous letter to the NSW Law Society, setting out their beef with the ingrained workplace vernacular that describes people, team members, and colleagues as mere “resources”.

Here’s the rub of it:

“Legal business leaders are as quick as greyhounds to adopt the latest buzz words and demand that their organisations become “agile”, “disruptive” and “creative”. But in their zeal to chase after fashionable notions, they remain blind to the commercial folly of viewing skilled lawyers as “resources” rather than people.”