Six-month trial coincides with Metropolis workplace transfer

Squire Patton Boggs (SPB) will permit its legal professionals to work remotely as much as 50% of the time, as a part of a six-month trial throughout its UK places of work.

The worldwide outfit confirmed it’s abolishing “core hours” so it might supply legal professionals and employees better flexibility with begin and end instances. As a part of this, workers can work away from the workplace between 20% to 50% of the time relying on roles.

Jonathan Jones, EMEA managing accomplice, commented:

“We can be monitoring circumstances carefully and listening to our folks over the approaching months with a purpose to be as versatile and accommodating as doable to everybody’s various circumstances. Over time, we stay up for welcoming colleagues, shoppers and enterprise contacts again to the workplace.”

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Information of the trial is available in the identical week SPB relocated its Metropolis operations to Premier Place, Devonshire Sq.. It’ll occupy the highest three flooring of the constructing, which is near its former London premises.

SPB isn’t the primary agency to bolster its remote-working polices in response to the pandemic. Linklaters confirmed earlier this summer that legal professionals and employees can work remotely for as much as 20-50% of the time as a part of a brand new long-term world programme.