“Some lawyers and clients relish the fight, but that initial determination to win at any cost is often short lived, invariably expensive, and can actually achieve very little.”
Some lawyers and clients relish the fight, but that initial determination to win at any cost is often short lived, invariably expensive, and can actually achieve very little.
Listening and communicating is the key to understanding the problem, and experience paramount in trying to develop, with a client, an appropriate strategy to enable a resolution to be achieved, in the most cost effective way. Sometimes this does require a fight, however a reliance on skills of negotiation, tactics and diplomacy is often more effective, especially when absorbing pressure and rolling with the punches thrown by the other party to the dispute.
We believe that success stems from an awareness of when to hit hard or when to sit and talk, knowing exactly how and when to employ a skill set so as to have the greatest impact. This true flexibility in approach permits a party to be as tough as it takes, or as sympathetic as required, and it is the full appreciation of context and situation that ensures that the correct stance is adopted for maximum effect.
We also find that this approach is well suited in the field of family law. Being highly conscious that preserving family assets is often the priority in disputes, achieving a swift solution will save on legal fees whilst also significantly reducing the emotional hardships experienced along the journey.
The path of least resistance may not seem like the most exciting route to take, however it does most often provide for the best return. The perspective required for such a pragmatic approach requires considerable understanding and experience; the solution is paramount, the fight is only when necessary.