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‘Business is built on relationships, not on the name over the door’

Clients give their work to individuals, not to a legal firm, and so creating authentic relationships is crucial, says Bryan McCarthy of Ronan Daly Jermyn

17th November, 2019
Bryan McCarthy, partner-in-charge at Ronan Daly Jermyn’s Dublin office Pic: Fergal Phillips

My old school friends would agree that one of the finest pieces of advice we received was: “Good judgment comes from experience, and experience comes from bad judgment.”

This advice helped me to develop a resilience and patience early in my career, but I have also learned the importance of having a mentor or an inner circle. You need people who can act as a sounding board. Ideally, they should come from outside...

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