How much is independence worth? Canadian lawyers may be asking this question as they prepare to pay their annual law society dues. If the rest of the world is any indication, the self-governing model that underlies Canada’s legal profession may soon face a day of reckoning.
South America may not be the easiest place to do business, but the work and opportunities available for resource-based industries — and the lawyers who represent them — can be most interesting and very profitable.
It's about much more than tha creating sustainability for future generations, exemplifying a conscience for global warming, or generally just making the world a better place — although all of the above add nobility of purpose.