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Sweating the small stuff

Solicitors should be careful not to catch ‘Dontgiveupitis’, warns Richard Barr

23 September 2014

I had just spent twenty minutes looking for the missing carrot. I had only walked off to get a bucket, but by the time I returned it had gone. I looked high and low,
but particularly low, as carrots, unlike pigs, have not yet been known to fly. I moved things around. I peered under objects. I looked inside bags and other containers. Still no carrot.

I now know why solicitors have negligence claims made against them. They suffer from a disease that is spreading among the legal profession.‘Dontgiveupitis’ is a condition that prevents solicitors from progressing with their days because of a small impediment – like a missing carrot.

Now you might think that
a carrot does not carry great importance in the legal universe. However, the absence of a carrot can impede all progress towards achieving greater things.

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