Cognitive openness and lawyers

It is sometimes suggested that lawyers are a bit myopic, tend to see things from their end of the telescope, and such and such. It may surprise the reader to hear that I tend to resist such suggestions, up to a point. But I was interested to see this comment in Professor Lizzie Barmes very interesting book on employment disputes based on a series of interviews with senior lawyers and senior managers in corporates and public sector organisations:

Barmes

I’ll leave you to judge which kind of lawyer you are. Or indeed I am, for that matter.

 

 

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