Legal Week

Authors: Carolyn E. Pepper

Volunteering gives lawyers invaluable 'real world' training, which is impossible to replicate back in the office, says Reed Smith partner Carolyn Pepper.

When firms look at how they can support communities through corporate social responsibility (CSR) programmes, many opt for schemes that try to improve the job chances and skills of the people they're supporting. They hope that in turn this will help the personal development of their own staff.

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