Australia – Baker & McKenzie Go All Wiggles !…. Dance parties, online Olympics and daily playlists:

Lawyers Weekly Australia reports..

Dance parties, online Olympics and daily playlists: How one global firm is navigating lockdown

Anthony Foley

Baker McKenzie has announced a range of new initiatives for staff, in a move the managing partner has said will foster a sense of community in the firm.

Amid current lockdowns across the country, Baker Mckenzie has a number of initiatives for staff currently in place, including webinars with a psychologist, Zoom dance parties for children of staff, and playlists with music selected by different staff across the country to help them get active.

Baker McKenzie‘s national managing partner, Anthony Foley, said that in addition, the firm has implemented increased flexibility for staff to improve the “working life” at Baker McKenzie.

“Lockdowns have triggered a transformation in the working life of our firm. We were proud of the flexible work arrangements we had in place before the pandemic but we have now embedded new levels of flexibility and autonomy which will be embraced by our people well into the future,” he said.

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