Sue Kench on BigLaw’s response to COVID-19

By Tasha Levy|31 July 2020
Sue Kench

As the global chief executive of King & Wood Mallesons, Sue Kench’s mantra of “Not too soon, not too late” has guided the BigLaw firm into making timely, considered decisions in response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis.

In this episode of The Lawyers Weekly Show, she joins host Jerome Doraisamy to discuss the unique set of challenges faced by law firms on the big end of town in the wake of COVID-19, the importance of striking a balance between immediate and longer-term strategies, and the opportunities that have risen out of the pandemic.

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Sue outlines how BigLaw firms can look after their staff’s holistic wellbeing, how she sees the nature of client service delivery evolving, and her advice to the emerging generation of lawyers about pursuing a career in BigLaw.

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