Legal pic of the day

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Napery niceties


There is a very Slaughters way of doing things — and nothing illustrates that concept better than this shot of the napkin pigeon holes in the partners’ dining room at the City firm’s Bunhill Row headquarters.

Whether the Slaughter and May top brass have their initials monogrammed on the white linen is unclear.

Thanks to the ubiquitous lady of the City legal profession, Catrin Griffiths, editor of The Lawyer magazine, for the latest instalment in the Slaughters saga.

Followers of the blue-blood firm have been entertained this year by earlier revelations of a late-1970s politically-incorrect cabaret show, as well as the now equally legendary early-1980s pre-Christmas party video.

The full ‘Legal pic of the day’ collection is here.