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Chris Hargreaves

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How to Catch an Egg without Breaking It

Knowing how to go about approaching your first legal file (or files) with a minimum of risk, especially if your first file is inherited, can be...

Legal Drafting – The Ultimate Guide to Writing like a Lawyer

Why is legal writing so hard?  For anybody who is not a lawyer and doesn't have to do legal drafting, you'll just have to trust...

Marketing for Lawyers – Beginnings

Let's face it - marketing for lawyers is a nightmare.  Most lawyers hate marketing, but all of them acknowledge its necessity.  Whether you call...

Legal Recruitment – Getting a Job as a Lawyer

All things point to the fact that the current legal recruitment market is absolute rubbish.  The question of how to get a job as...

Should I become a Lawyer?

I remember as a high school student pondering what I should do in my future.  For a long time I was headed towards an...

Marketing for Lawyers – Not about You!

Marketing for lawyers, in particular young lawyers, can be the introduction to a nightmare of epic proportions.  Basically all lawyers acknowledge the necessity of...

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Should you Just Phone Your Opponent?

Ah yes, the great joy of the litigator: writing unbelievably long-winded letters back and forth for months to set out why your client is...

Or… We Could Just Fire You Instead

Recently I took a bit of a shot at law firms trying to pretend that their COVID-related pay cuts came with associated reduced working...

40% Pay Cut, 140% Full Time Load

It's been fascinating watching law firms react (in advance) to what they believed was going to be the horror story of COVID-19.

How to Make the Most of Your CLE

Attending any kind of continuing legal education can feel like it was largely a waste of time - even if it came with a...

Legal Careers Are Awesome

Recently I mentioned what I thought was a fairly self-evident concept: being a lawyer is actually pretty challenging. If...
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