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How to be a better solicitor

Clear advice and effective communication are key to being a good solicitor, advises Roisin Harper

14 August 2017

Tomorrow’s FOIL (TFOIL) were delighted to have John van der Luit-Drummond, deputy editor of Solicitors Journal chair June’s ‘Want to be a Partner?’ event in London. The same month, McKinty and Wright hosted its annual CPD session for insurance and claims professionals in Belfast.

Thanks to Nigel Teasdale (DWF), Duncan Rutter (DAC Beachcroft), and Nick Parsons (Browne Jacobson), the TFOIL event in London gave attendees the opportunity to gain valuable insight on career progression from those within our profession. Taking inspiration from that, attendees at McKinty and Wright’s event were asked for their views on what, in their experience, makes for a good solicitor. Those responding included chartered loss adjusters, client-facing brokers, in-house claims handlers, account directors, and claims managers from a range of practice areas including public and employers liability, professio...

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