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Is this a symbol of tenacity and bravado, or an allegory of the world of litigation, and why it is best avoided.

Is This A Symbol Of Tenacity And Bravado, Or An Allegory Of The World Of Litigation, And Why It Is Best Avoided.

In the chambers of a District Judge at the County Court at Barnet (formerly known as Barnet County Court…), hung a picture frame; and in that picture frame was a limerick of the Kilkenny Cats as an ode to the nature of litigators and litigation, probably best avoided by keeping a cool head, applying emotional intelligence and negotiating.

Why you should always try to settle disputes without reverting to full-blown litigation:

There once were two cats of Kilkenny,

Each thought there was one cat too many,

So, they fought, and they fit,

And they scratched and they bit,

Till, excepting their nails

And the tips of their tails,

Instead of two cats, there weren’t any.

Professor Rosen is a solicitor-advocate in practice and principal of David Rosen & Co. He specialises in family law, divorce and financial settlements. David is a member of Resolution, and the Society of Legal Scholars amongst others. He is a full academic Professor of Professional Practice at Brunel University Law School where he lectures one day each week.

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