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Meet the Lawyer

Hannah Rose
Jones Day

M&A associate Hannah Rose has great advice on how to succeed in the world of law (top tip for trainees: carry a notepad with you at all times!). Read on to find out more about her life at Jones Day.


What has happened in the legal profession in 2018 that I should know about?

“May you live in interesting times” is a blessing that Ancient Chinese people were said to reserve for those they didn’t like – “dull” periods of prosperity and stability being clearly preferable to scarcity and upheaval, even if the latter always seem to fascinate historians and filmmakers. Unfortunately, when barristers go on strike in large numbers, as they did earlier this year despite their profession’s inherently conservative character and affluent reputation, you can be sure that the times are interesting indeed.