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And so it fell to Edinburgh-based Brodies to provide the cast for the Scottish legal market's annual summer punch-up this year.
Few readers can have forgotten the points victory won by Dickson Minto last year after two of its lawyers had a drunken brawl during a boozy firmwide weekend away at the Lake District. Exactly a year later Brodies supplied the bodies for this year's event.
At the firm's annual summer party all hell broke loose, with the five-star hotel apparently resembling something out of the Wild West. The fracas not only left a number of people bruised, it saw the end of partner Alistair Orr's career at Brodies.
Southern softy lawyers will have noted the opening of Scottish firm Ledingham Chalmers' London office last week with some trepidation.