“Litigation is the basic legal right which guarantees every corporation its decade in Court” – David Porter, Microsoft Corporate Vice President of Sales
“This is what has to be remembered about the law; beneath that cold, harsh, impersonal exterior beats a cold, harsh impersonal heart” – the late great David Frost, British Journalist
Its easy to be cynical and poke fun at lawyers. In my experience, Solicitors/Barristers are a pretty self depreciating bunch and its easy to forget some of the great work they do.
However as a costs draftsman, people never poke fun at me for counting things. Ever.