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By the way | Glowing with pride

Just as she has received praise from clients Catherine Burtinshaw must turn to the challenging question of 360 degree feedback 
for her first round of internal appraisals

25 July 2012

Last month I mentioned I was involved in three trials. Since then, one – predictably – settled shortly before beginning, but the others went ahead and we won both. One is now subject to an appeal, but my case appears to have gone away. I genuinely believe that justice has been done, as nothing which our client had done or failed to do had caused the claimant’s loss. There is always a risk, however, when dealing with litigants in person that they attract the court’s sympathy to a much greater degree than the legally-represented insurance companies for whom I usually act.

Even sweeter was the email from a director of my insured client, a property management company, thanking me for my help and expressing delight at the result. She also said that she had been very impressed by our representation of them throughout. It gave me a ‘Ready Brek glow’ to spur me through the rest of the day - although I wished that she...

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