Niamh felt her pale complexion flushing in response to the heat of her embarrassment. Lucrezia let the question hang there, what could she offer that executives from a multiplanetary corporation couldn't? It was laughable. Lucrezia wasn't some back alley litigator, she was a world class advocate and not likely to be swayed by a newly minted graduate offering a few thousand extra. She bit her lip to stop a retort as the other woman told her she wasn't her babysitter. "That's...not what I meant" she managed to keep her tone somewhat civil. She thought she was a good talker but Lucrezia had the advantage of experience. "I was talking about the trial! I meant, how soon is this all going to be resolved?". Her instructions were infuriatingly vague. To just keep her head down, not talk much, and try to act a bit sorry and human.