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Career development

Double Helix Bridge, Singapore

To succeed in today's market our lawyers need not only highly tuned legal expertise but also well-developed commercial thinking, emotional intelligence and business development acumen. Our tailored career development programs therefore have a strong commercial/client relationship focus.

We take pride in the development of our employees and partners and to support their progression we have implemented a global Career Development Framework (CDF). The framework maps out the essential competencies required of all fee earner across all levels in the firm. We provide a tailored legal training, designed specifically to support our core sectors.

We recognise people learn in different ways and employ a range of blended learning methodologies to deliver the core curriculum learning, including classroom-based training, e-learning, coaching, audio/video resources, learning guides and team development.

MyDevelopment, the firm's global Learning Management System, provides a range of best practice on-line learning resources that can be accessed anytime, anywhere. MyDevelopment allows our lawyers and support staff to achieve their personal and professional goals which in turn assists the firm to achieve its international development goals.

Our Career Development Review discussions provide our fee earners with the opportunity to discuss career progression opportunities and to seek honest, targeted feedback. Regular informal feedback discussions enable our lawyers to develop the right blend of skills, knowledge and behaviours in real time.

The firm places a strong emphasis on talent management. High performers showing potential are invited to attend high value programmes such as the Business Development Academy, the Advanced Development Centre and the Senior Leadership Programme.