Burger and quips

The quote of the week – nay, the year – comes courtesy of Nils Breidenstein, BEA Systems’ general counsel for Europe, the Middles East and Africa, who popped along recently to a meeting of the Law Society’s commerce and industry group debate on the way lawyers charge their clients.

“The only people on hourly rates work as plumbers, at Burger King or at law firms,” says Nils.

Well put, sir, well put.