Mon, 20 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.
22 February 1999
2 January 1999
29 March 1999
2 August 1999
3 January 1999
25 January 1999
What was your first job?Sweeping the floor of an electric blanket factory.What was your first salary as a lawyer?u1,600 a year.What would you have done if you had not become a lawyer?Raced MGs - and played keyboards for the progressive rock band Genesis.What was your most satisfying professional moment?Having a winning case cited in the White Book.What was your most embarrassing professional moment?Splitting the seam of my trousers in the District Court in Hong Kong during cross examination.What do you least like about being a lawyer?Too many hats to wear.And the best thing about being a lawyer?Being able to make decisions.Who do you admire most, and why?Napoleon: a tough son-of-a-bitch who never gave up.Which famous person or historical figure would be your ideal client, and why?Maxwell - plenty to keep me interested.What character do you most resemble in Ally McBeal, and why?Fish - a winner!What is your most annoying habit?Arguing as though I am in court.How do you relax?Go for a run or go to the pub.What is your most precious possession?My memory.Where would you most like to be right now?On an island in South East Asia.In 10 years' time, where do you see yourself?See previous answer.What subject(s) did you fail at school?French.What annoys you most about clients?They rarely say thank you.What is your biggest fear?Getting to the end, looking back and regretting what I have done.
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