The real thing or a litigator lite?
News that four firms have dropped the traditional six-month litigation training seat in favour of a three-week crash course has uncovered strong opinions among litigators. David Gray and Simon Kenyon argue that proper litigation training is what clients want
The idea that today’s litigators can survive as ‘one-trick ponies’, concerned only with steering a dispute through the court process and all the way to trial, while maximising fees at the client’s expense along the way, is wholly at odds with reality in today’s demanding legal market and the sophisticated clients who operate in it.
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