Fri, 24 May 2013
Exploit the power of digital with The Lawyer Acumen
The Lawyer Acumen is a comprehensive online resource giving everyone in the legal market real-time business intelligence on the sector.
8 February 1999
27 September 1999
11 January 1999
7 May 1999
18 October 1999
11 August 1999
What subjects did you fail at school?Grade 5 piano and all mock exams.What was your first job?Strawberry picker.What was your first ever salary as a lawyer?u6,500 pa.What would you have done if you hadn't been a lawyer?I don't know. I was rejected by most other types of employer before myfather suggested I try law.What was your most satisfying professional moment?Selling the Observatory Shopping Centre, Slough, in 1996.What was your most embarrassing professional moment?Going before a master as a trainee, not having a clue what I wanted,calling him "Sir" not "Master" and wittering on until he said: "Give me thefile and I'll tell you what you want!"What do you least like about being a lawyer?Paper.And the best thing about being a lawyer?It keeps your mind going, though only during the week.What annoys you most about clients?Those who demand the most usually pay the least.Who do you admire most, and why?The senior partner, of course.Which famous person or historical figure would be your ideal client, andwhy?Midas, provided he didn't want to shake hands.What is your most annoying habit?Catching the same train every day.What's your biggest fear?Being found out.How do you relax?Playing choo-choo with my two year old son.What is your most precious possession?My beer-making kit.Where would you most like to be right now?In the window seat in the Fleece Hotel, Thirsk.In 10 years' time, where do you see yourself?Same place, hoping to be rich soon.To take part in the Inquiry call Jemma Pearson on 0171 970 4614
Subscribe to The Lawyer today and get all the latest news stories, both domestic and global, and analysis of the legal sector.
A subscription includes:
The latest legal news, opinion, analysis, jobs and events. Wherever you are, whenever you need it.
Let us help you with an integrated approach to mobile and online advertising.
Site powered by Webvision