Finance for beginners
Partnership & Training: Lawyers have, to date, been conspicuously absent from the kind of training courses that any company director would be obliged to attend. With the Clementi reforms promising to shake up the management of law firms, Charlie Wright looks at what firms are doing to train their partners in broader business skills
It is something of a running joke in certain circles that business lawyers are as famed for their lack of under-standing of commercial reality as they are for their technical proficiency in complex and often obscure legal matters.
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