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The home office

It’s not all peaches and cream working from home, explains Richard Barr

5 August 2014

As you turn to this page in your Solicitors Journal in your open-plan pod, think of us poor workers who have to practise from home.

When I joined my present firm, I was the envy of many. How wonderful, they said, that you lie in bed and deliver wisdom to your clients or address your local judge by telephone while wearing a loud and insulting t-shirt.

To those who have not yet
had the pleasure of giving up
the pod race, let me give you insight into an average day at
the home office.

I settle in just before 9am.
My main task of the day is to
sort and analyse a set of medical records for Mrs Grunge who claims that the doctors “didn’t treat her rig...

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