From Lawyer to Trusted Adviser, What to Consider When Taking the Big Step


Martyn Gowar wrote this bylined article on the professional changes he has seen in 45 years as a solicitor, particularly how practices became more specialized. Despite specialization, Mr. Gowar wrote, “the client wants a coherent answer to the whole problem, and not fifteen answers to fifteen very interesting technical questions where no one keeps a firm grip on the client’s economic or commercial objective. Those lawyers who have understood the technical issues and can conduct the orchestra of specialists are the ones whose success is assured.” Read the full article.