Recruitment & Development: Commercial law needs a like mind
As law continues its metamorphosis from profession to business, so the skills required by practitioners will change. Think like a businessman rather than a lawyer and everything will fall into place, writes Giles Proctor
The news from the legal frontline has been worsening over the past few months. As Yogi Bear once famously put it “It’s deja vu time all over again.” The current downturn in the legal market echoes that of the early 1990s as jobs in the legal services industries disappear daily and tales of restructuring, redeployment and career-enhancing moves surface in law firms, large and small.
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