Reed Smith revamps associate life with new billing requirements and app-based feedback

Firm describes the measures as investments in the next generation of leadership that are intended to 'make a big place smaller'

Reed Smith has become the latest firm to direct its attention to the evolving expectations of its younger lawyers, rolling out a new suite of initiatives for associates that includes an app-based feedback process, opportunities to temporarily work in different offices around the globe and a ‘ramp-up’ programme for lawyers returning from leave.