Becoming a Lawyer in a Large Law Firm: The Idea of the Unstoppable Worker

Abstract

This article proposes a reflection around the organizational-based professionalism model and its interconnections with the state and the market through the lens of young lawyers’ discourses. The professional pathways of young business lawyers were investigated using a mixed-methods design based on life histories interviews and observation. The findings explore the dynamics of professional socialization, highlighting the importance of the training and the career plan in the inculcation of professional values based on the idea of promoting an unstoppable worker.

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Published
2018-11-30
How to Cite
Santos, S. (2018). Becoming a Lawyer in a Large Law Firm: The Idea of the Unstoppable Worker. Professions and Professionalism, 8(3). Retrieved from https://journals.hioa.no/index.php/pp/article/view/2285