When a crisis hits, we need someone to turn to. Someone we trust and to whom we can entrust our deepest concerns.
When a crisis strikes us collectively as the pandemic has done, the need for lawyers to have such an individual – who may or may not be labelled as ‘mentor’ – has never been so important.
Covid-19 has swiped the foundation of normality from under our collective feet and, without doubt, what we remember (if you can) to be normal working life in the law is likely never to resume.
Most of us have been working from home for months – and to state the obvious, you cannot virtually replicate the pre-covid ‘normal’ office environment...