Author(s): Aernoud Bourdrez
Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One provides strategies to solve conflicts. Based on principles, research, and real life examples ranging from Harvard University, Mikhail Gorbatsjov, two kissing boxers, and Sun Tze to John Rambo, Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One can be used when dealing with grumpy police officers, angry neighbors, unwilling debtors, nasty lawyers, and other conflict seekers.
Each strategy is thoroughly tested and can be used at the kitchen table, on the street, and in the boardroom. All seventy-five rules are illustrated in a funny way.
Aernoud Bourdrez is a lawyer and negotiator, specializing in copyright. As a lawyer, he began his career at Allen & Overy, after which he worked in Hocker lawyers. In 2003, Bourdrez Use Intellectual Property BV (Use-IP), a niche firm in the field of copyright. As a lawyer Bourdrez represents known and unknown photographers, artists, designers, architects and advertising agencies. Bourdrez advised in conflicts in over 35 countries. In 2008 Bourdrez was named by Quote one of the '25 high potential lawyers under 40 ." Besides his work as a lawyer, Bourdrez collects art fanatically, he runs a marathon now and then, and he continues to be amazed by the number of conflicts that remain simmering.