Law360, London (February 12, 2021, 3:35 PM GMT) -- The realization that litigation not only satisfied the itch to write but could also pay the bills struck Mishcon's Richard Leedham at university.
Leedham, a "frustrated writer" who dined on modern novelists in homage to his background studying languages, found in litigation something unexpected: the chance to be a storyteller.
"You get paid to argue," Leedham said. "If you're the argumentative type, that's quite the benefit."
The head of Mishcon de Reya's commercial litigation team put those storytelling skills to use first with Simmons & Simmons in Paris, before moving on to Paisner & Co. — now Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP...
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