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“In my experience, clients don’t mind paying for the best frontline team,” argues Weight Watchers International vice-president and assistant general counsel Richard Reade. “However, clients baulk at having to pay top whack for support staff – trainees and assistants especially – facilities such as copying and post, and ‘over-lawyering’ in any way. My pet hate is being given chapter and verse on something – in written form – when I only requested bullet points.”
Another in-house lawyer sounded a warning bell for private practice, claiming that a “reckoning” was coming. Shiver. Better get reading, private practice big-dogs.