Having thoroughly enjoyed the interview of Chester Porter QC about his life in the law (the recording is online and available for free) it has been a pleasure to read his more thorough account in his autobiography “Walking on Water: A Life in the Law”. This blog article attempts to extract some of the many “Pearls of Wisdom” from the autobiography of a veteran of more than 57 years in the law, 52 as a Barrister.

James D. Ford

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“The professionals who develop into really great client advisors are deep generalists.
They…

General Practice Lawyer ⩴ innovative Counsel💡[iC]℠➕ Governance incl. 🌊 Blue Ocean Strategy®

⩴ innovative Counsel💡[iC]℠ is defined as ⩴ a 🧩 multi-disciplinary, 🚀proactive + 🎯value-focused lawyer & corporate governance advisor

“The professionals who develop into really great client advisors are deep generalists.
They develop a unique blend of knowledge depth and knowledge breadth.”

— Quote from Warren Bennis (in conversation with Andrew Sobel).

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