A flaw in the legal industry across the board is that it takes a minimum certain number of years to get promoted
Taking on more work, but also the size of the team.
This information was given to us in a very in-depth session which was both informative and inspiring. There are certain natural career progressions that occur with hard work and completing the correct courses. It was very insightful being able to see what needs to occur to receive a promotion as well as hearing from other peoples' experiences.
Five years to hit SA and then the option to progress on the path to partnership or go elsewhere seems to be the most popular route.
Structured program of promotions and what is expected of staff at each level.