If you’re going to be a barrister in Merry Olde England, you are going to need to hire a clerk. Thing is, a clerk in the UK doesn’t do what a US clerk does, nor is the job title pronounced the same way. A clerk can make £500,000 a year at the top of the profession with functionally no formal education whatsoever.
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