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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

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This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

December 11, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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What Clients Look For When Hiring Lawyers.

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Legal challenges and disputes usually carry huge consequences and individuals faced with the same always look for great lawyers to help them with their cases. A good lawyer knows his or her way around the courtroom and they can use their expertise to help you out of your legal challenge. If you are looking for compensation for injuries suffered at work, they will help you get the best deal from the negotiations. They will defend you in your defamation case and help you get the justice that you deserve. When it comes to finding the best lawyers to defend clients, the norm has been to find the big name lawyers from the big name law firms. This, however, is changing with individuals looking for lawyers who understand them and their cases. This piece highlights some of the things client look for when hiring their lawyers.

  1.      Experience.

This is one of the most important things that clients desire in the lawyers they are going to work with especially if the case is sensitive such as a personal injury claim. An experienced lawyer has handled a lot of cases of that nature and as such, they have what it takes to influence court proceeding in your favor. To check whether a lawyer is experienced enough to handle their cases, most clients ask to see past results of the cases in that particular field of law. The lawyers must also boast a good win percentage for them to be considered for the position with some clients walking away when they finding the lawyer’s success rate is wanting.

  1.      Presentation.

Clients also look at how a lawyer presents himself or herself when seeking legal representation. Appearances speak volumes about a person and one can tell whether a person is organized or not simply from how they look. A neat and organized lawyer comes off as serious and professional and clients feel safe when such a lawyer is representing them. Neat and organized lawyers will not misplace court documents and other evidentiary materials that are needed for the case. Lawyers should, therefore, present themselves properly if they want to win clients. This means dressing smartly and sharply and organizing their offices and websites properly.

  1.      Availability.

Clients also want lawyers who are available. This means that they should be able to meet the clients to discuss the case and if they are busy with other things, they should find the time later on to meet the clients. They should also be reachable by phone and email to respond to the client’s concerns. Clients like to feel treasured and if they notice that their lawyers don’t have time for them, they would rather get another lawyer for their case.

  1.      Convenience.

Clients also want lawyers that they can access easily and that is why most go for lawyers in their hometowns. This makes it easy to organizing meetings to discuss that case and any other legal issues. It also ensures that there are no delays and the case proceeds smoothly.

December 8, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

qccartoon
This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

December 4, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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