Archive for May, 2006

Raw War and Ethics

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 at 18:46

Bruce Nauman’s exhibition at the Tate Liverpool reflects his frustration with the human condition, hence RAW WAR in neon and a cacophony of sound the equivalent, he says, of being hit with a baseball bat. Nauman is trying to overcome the limitations of human interaction. One of these is that our values have gone awry. […]






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How to Keep Your Law Firm Clients Happy

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006 at 14:05

New partners in law firms must be creative in thinking of strategies for bringing in new clients and retaining them. (This is in addition to doing the best work: this is taken for granted.) There are the usual round of events which includes lunches in good restaurants, boxes at football matches, or golf tournaments. Clients […]






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Training Lawyers

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 at 15:55

The College of Law has won degree-awarding powers from the Privy Council. What this actually means won’t be known for some time. The College is a strange institution. Because of the UK’s archaic form of legal education, those who want to be lawyers go through two stages. An academic one, which teaches students about law […]






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Happy Birthday Blog!

Wednesday, May 10th, 2006 at 15:42

A very short entry to wish my blog a very happy first birthday! (Started: 10 May 2005 at 16:41)






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Lawyers as Legal Heliotropes: Professionalism and the Profession Today

Monday, May 8th, 2006 at 14:17

I have just finished writing a draft paper titled, Resurgent Professionalism? Partnership and Professionalism in Global Law Firms. In it I attempt to examine professionalism in the context of global law firms. My argument is that to understand the legal profession and the role of law firms and lawyers in modern society, it’s necessary to […]






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