Legally Speaking Podcast: Fertility in the Workplace Miniseries: Aspiring Lawyers, Recruitment and Retention

Somaya Ouazzani (CEO and Founder of Mimoza Fleur, a boutique executive search firm in the legal sector, and a former family and divorce lawyer at Kingsley Napley, and Russell-Cooke LLP) and Natalie Sutherland (Partner at Burgess Mee, a family law firm and their first Fertility Officer, who has experience handling surrogacy matters, based in the UK and internationally) feature in the ‘Fertility in the Workplace’ Miniseries on Kissoon Carr’sLegally Speaking’ podcast with Rob Hanna (Founder and Managing Director of Kissoon Carr, a leading legal recruitment firm).

The ‘Fertility in the Workplace’ Miniseries delves into how fertility in the workplace can be addressed more openly and how law firms can do a better job at acknowledging the challenges faced around fertility. The series looks into tackling fertility issues as a lawyer, in addition to family planning and becoming parents.

In the forth minisode of the series, Rob, Natalie and Somaya discuss why lawyers leave firms when thinking about starting a family or after becoming parents.  Should lawyers be prioritising either family planning or their career?

You can listen to the full podcast here.

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