Aernoud Bourdrez

Think Like a Lawyer Don't Act Like One

The essential Rules for the Smart Negotiator

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Everybody has conflicts. The quality of your life is largely determined by how you handle these conflicts. This book offers 75 strategies to solve or avoid conflicts. Each lessen has been fully tried and tested in practice by the author.
  • Paperback with flaps 
  • 160 pages 
  • 18 x 14 cm 
Aernoud Bourdrez
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Think like a lawyer Don’t Act Like One provides strategies to solve conflicts. Co-developed by Harvard University, many laywers, three bonono’s, two kissing boxers, a cowboy, Mikael Gorbatsjov, Sun Tze en John Rambo.

Think Like a Lawyer Don’t Act Like One can be used when dealing with grumpy police officers, angry neighbours, unwilling debtors, failing clients, 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 75 rules are illustrated in a funny way. This is a complete and tested ready to use guide to prevent and solve conflicts.


Aernoud Bourdrez is a copyright lawyer and negotiator. Now acts on behlaf of visual artists, photographers, designers and architects. He has successfuly negotiated in conflicts across more than 40 countries.


'It's great"
-Paul Smith 

"In 75 witty and richly llustrated lessons, this book explains how to deal with inter-humun disagreements"
- Playboy 

 "Filled with sage advice, great pictures and an entertaining read -I highly recommend it!"
-Ron Galella 


"Informative, accessible, sincere. I've read it with pleasure"
-Frans Timmermans (Minister of Foreign Affairs) 

Also available in Dutch


ISBN: 978 90 6369 307 7
Author: Aernoud Bourdrez
Concept: buro van Ons
Format: paperback with flaps
Dimensions: 18 x 14 cm
Pages: 160