Here is the background:
- Max went to law school in
- Max was already 36 when she started law school, and 38 when she finished.
- Max did not get a training contract in
and so is not on her way to becoming a fully qualified English solicitor. England
- Max instead returned to
and has been working in a PSL (professional support lawyer) capacity. Being a native speaker of English with law qualifications has allowed Max to create a fairly unique niche for herself here. Max has been pretty happy with the way things have worked out. Prague
Sudden turn of events:
I started work with a new firm last week. This week, my handler (the junior partner with whom I share a luxurious cubicle) announced to me that she is talking to the Czech Chamber of Advocates (Bar Association) about getting me qualified as a Czech advokát, i.e. admitted to the bar.
I have already taken and passed my English exams because they do things in a different order over there. I loathe the thought of another set of exams. Czech exams will entail 3 days of written exams + 2-3 hours of oral exams, and it will all be in