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Burning the midnight oil: Legal team completes 365 days' worth of work in six weeks

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NZ Lawyer | 28 May 2014, 08:09 a.m. Agree 0
A team of top-tier firm lawyers has completed an estimated 365 days' worth of work in around six weeks in order to finalise a major IPO
  • kdy69 | 28 May 2014, 11:00 a.m. Agree 0
    I beg your pardon...and this is something to be proud of??
  • Tim | 29 May 2014, 12:39 p.m. Agree 0
    I agree with the sentiment above. Isn't this direct evidence of some of the industry depression etc issues that the NZLS through Lawtalk is striving to educate lawyers on? Glamourising working in this fashion is irresponsible. Sure, celebrate good work but the way this is pitched suggests working 24/7 is to be celebrated.
  • Mark | 03 Jun 2014, 09:27 a.m. Agree 0
    ...and it also says nothing about how efficient the process was . Lawyers can't expect clients to accept time-based billing in the same way as they have in the past .
  • Bruce | 11 Jul 2014, 10:50 p.m. Agree 0
    Yes, I agree with your comments. It seems something of a masculine approach which I try to distance myself from- another occupational health hazard
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