Commercial & Chancery Bar: Poles apart
The individualistic culture of the Bar has traditionally posed problems for chambers' managers. Barristers must learn to work together if they wish to see their sets achieve their full potential, says Robert Graham-Campbell
We have generally come to accept that fundamental changes occur in nature, even if certain among them – such as the upcoming reversal of the magnetic north and south pole, a phenomenon which is apparently long overdue – can be somewhat unnerving. In our working lives, we must now likewise accept change as the norm. Are we ready to accept change at work and are barristers chambers, with their unique structure, lagging far behind other professional services organisations in accepting such change?
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