Divided by a common language
Given that they share the same language, communication between American and British lawyers would seem to be a given. But the wise lawyer will be savvy to a multitude of cultural differences. Robert Pay and Allyson Stewart-Allen offer a guide to work culture across the pond
The importance of US clients and lawyers is well understood by UK commercial law firms and there are few that do not have American clients or regular dealings with US lawyers. While the US has only 5% of the world’s population, it has 70% of its lawyers.
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