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Beginning legal practice - Roy Schilling / A young man in a hurry.
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Q. What kind of practice did he (Roy Schilling) run?

A. He was a one-man practice. At the time I was there, there was a managing law clerk, a typist-secretary-receptionist, and there was me.

Q. And what did you do – articles?

A. No, I wasn’t doing articles - I was employed as a law clerk, and I was sent off delivering letters and briefs around the city because in those days, they didn’t post letters to solicitors in the city – they delivered them by hand. I of course was the messenger more +

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Roy Schilling letter Philip Opas
aged 17, 1934
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