The current issue of The Parchment includes a brief but interesting interview with Michael Finucane, well-known criminal law and human rights solicitor and son of the late Belfast solicitor Pat Finucane. [See page 30 of printed magazine, page 32 of online version.]
He sums up the challenge facing solicitors well in two sentences.
We are a sector being squeezed like no other but for whom there is absolutely no sympathy because of how we’re perceived. What we need to achieve long term is to remind people we are composed of more than partners for property developers; we should take pride in our profession and make it worthy of respect and trust.