Coronavirus crisis has humanised law firms says Mallesons head honcho

Umm !  Is that so.

King & Wood Mallesons chief executive partner Berkeley Cox tells the Australian Financial Review , one of the more important lessons from the COVID-19 crisis has been the “humanisation” of the workplace.

“You’ve got the shield of a suit and you have a very task-focused approach when you come into the office,” says Mr Cox.

He goes on to tell the AFR

Mr Cox said “myths around productivity and working from home have been debunked” and the COVID-19 crisis might have been a circuit breaker when it comes to flexible working.

“What we are seeing is the institutionalising of trust as we work from home.”

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