The secretaries' revolt

The secretaries' revolt

Why has top mining attorney Warren Beech quit as an equity partner in South Africa’s leading law firm Webber Wentzel for rivals Eversheds? A career move, as he has told the press, or a nasty ultimatum from senior partner David Lancaster?

Beech’s move, Noseweek has discovered, had a great deal to do with the unhappiness of a band of legal secretaries that he disparagingly referred to as his “bunnies”.

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