WHAT’S the difference between an accountant and a lawyer? Accountants know they’re boring. Yes, poor old lawyers have long been the brunt of jokes like this. Straight-laced, po-faced, dreary – you name it – the stereotypes stamped on them by comedians revolve around being dull and, for the most part, they’ve stuck like glue.
Just ask British expat Peter Shelford, owner of the trendy el Lugar Bar & Tapas, who – shock, horror! – is also Country Managing Partner for leading global law firm DLA Piper (Thailand).