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This is what happens when you respond to the ‘City lawyer offering free accommodation for intimacy’ advert

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There is an advert that has been appearing sporadically on Craigslist in which someone claiming to be a City lawyer offers “free accommodation” in exchange for “intimacy”.

Curious to find out more, we set up a fake email address in the name of imaginary law student “Elizabeth Merry” and responded to the ad. What happened next was interesting…

THE AD IS IMMEDIATELY BELOW (CLICK TO ENLARGE), FOLLOWED BY OUR EMAIL CORRESPONDENCE WITH THE “ATTRACTIVE CITY LAWYER”.

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FICTIONAL LAW STUDENT “ELIZABETH” INTRODUCES HERSELF…

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THE “ATTRACTIVE CITY LAWYER” RESPONDS…

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ELIZABETH ATTACHES A PHOTO OF HERSELF…

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ENCOURAGED BY THE PHOTO, THE ATTRACTIVE CITY LAWYER GETS, WELL, RATHER SLEAZY…

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ELIZABETH TRIES TO STEER THE CONVERSATION TO CAREERS ADVICE…

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THE ATTRACTIVE CITY LAWYER DROPS THE BOMBSHELL THAT HIS LAW FIRM ISN’T CITY-BASED…

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ELIZABETH IS SETTING HER SIGHTS HIGHER THAN A MID-SIZED REGIONAL FIRM…

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DISAPPOINTED, THE ATTRACTIVE CITY LAWYER SIGNS OFF.

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