Client resentment for ‘training’ junior lawyers is misplaced
A familiar refrain that emerges when quizzing clients regarding the fees charged by large City firms is resentment that they are being asked to foot the…
A familiar refrain that emerges when quizzing clients regarding the fees charged by large City firms is resentment that they are being asked to foot the bill for ‘training’ junior lawyers. The logic of this assertion, which emerged again during Legal Week’s The Verdict poll on fees, is that most lawyers, especially at larger firms, are of little practical use to the client until they reach three-years’ PQE.
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