Career Clinic: How can a hard-up barrister drum up more business?
"My partner is a very competent and experienced criminal barrister who needs to gain more work, but assures me 'it is not the done thing' to market yourself directly to solicitors. I would like to send out his profile and credentials to a select number of criminal solicitors, but could this be detrimental to his career? What else are criminal barristers currently doing to increase their dwindling salaries? Any ideas would be welcome."
“My partner is a very competent and experienced criminal barrister who needs to gain more work, but assures me ‘it is not the done thing’ to market yourself directly to solicitors.
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