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Gordon has been a barrister for ten years specialising in personal injury and medico-legal work.
Gordon, who plans to qualify as a solicitor, says he has moved because the exciting and interesting work is increasingly carried out by solicitors and he feels the skills he uses at the bar can best be used as part of a specialist solicitors' team.
Freeth Cartwright partner, Paul Balen says that since his firm's personal injury and medico-legal units are becoming increasingly specialist, it makes sense to offer clients a one-stop-shop, particularly in view of the shift to conditional fee work.
The whole thrust of the Woolf reforms, he says, is moving litigation out of the court rooms and into the parties' solicitors' office.