Secondment as a litigator? Pros and cons coming from a a big law firm?

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The litigators I know who seconded were senior associates who then left the firm shortly after to stay at their secondment. They ended up in more senior level roles at their respective companies, which tended to have a decent volume of litigation—and/or regulatory—activity.

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