IBA Annual Conference Sydney 2017

8 Oct - 13 Oct 2017

Room C4.3, Convention Centre, Level 4

Session information

Partnership: is it still a primary career goal in the modern legal environment?

Tuesday 10 October (0930 - 1230)

Room C4.3, Convention Centre, Level 4


Young Lawyers' Committee (Lead)
Senior Lawyers' Committee


Partnership has long been a primary career goal for young lawyers starting their career at a law firm. This session will discuss from various angles if partnership is still a primary career goal for young lawyers, looking at challenges facing law firms and the impact on the legal profession.

Session / Workshop Chair(s)

Kimathi Kuenyehia Kimathi & Partners Corporate Attorneys, Accra, Ghana; Membership Officer, Young Lawyers' Committee


Olumide Akpata Templars, Lagos, Nigeria; Regional Representative Africa, Anti-Corruption Committee
Shelley Dunstone Legal Circles, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia; Co-Vice Chair , Senior Lawyers' Committee
Moray McLaren Lexington Consultants, Madrid, Spain; DO NOT USE ANYMORE Co-outreach and Education Officer, Law Firm Management Committee
Philip Emanuel Rodney Rimalower Consulting, Glasgow, Scotland; Co-Chair, Senior Lawyers' Committee
Erika Villarreal Anzola Robles & Asociados, Panama City, Panama