ONLINE dating website eHarmony has become an enthusiastic advocate for legal partnerships, with a blog post listing a whole “15 Reasons to Date a Lawyer.”
The article ranges from the thoughtful points such as “lawyers are eloquent, articulate and very insightful when it comes to reading another person’s character”, and another that points out that those romantically linked to a solicitor will be in for lively debating sessions.
However, after those points, the list begins to run somewhat dry.
“Eloquence is sexy. So are briefcases”, “most lawyers are fantastic dressers” and “there will be plenty of free legal pads lying around” are all cited as reasons for romance.
But The Capitalist’s favourite? Reason number seven: “Lawyers are often invited to interesting social events. Most of them include an open bar.”