S03E02: The War for Talent

Larry Markowitz - host of this season - joins a discussion with Nadine Kirch (DLA Piper) and Kia Meng Loh (Dentons Rodyk) on the human resource aspect of the law business. They will give an insight into how to attract talent to your law firm, and how to retain that talent instilling loyalty in your team.

What's in this episode?

A geographically diverse three-continent conversation on:

  • Comparation of employment markets for lawyers
  • Challenges in keeping recruited young lawyers
  • Law firms in the future
About the guests:

Kia Meng is a Senior Partner at Dentons Rodyk and its Chief Operating Officer. He sits on Dentons’ Global Advisory Committee and Dentons ASEAN’s Advisory Committee, comprising the board of various Dentons offices. A veteran lawyer with close to two decades of experience, Kia Meng’s practice straddles contentious and non-contentious work. In his role as COO, Kia Meng leads all business support functions of the firm, including Academy, Finance, Human Resource, Innovation, Information Technology, Marketing and Risk & Compliance.

Nadine Kirch has 10 years of experience in different HR leadership roles in Financial Services, 3 years at Allen & Overy as HR Lead and 2 years as Head of HR for Germany, Austria and Slovakia at DLA Piper. DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific.