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A blast from the past this week from Fladgate Fielder, where chairman Paul Leese was reminiscing about the good old days at the West End firm.
Leese, who celebrates his 30th year at Fladgates this year, recalled how he attended a cocktail party in his early days and saw a lawyer approach the legendarily straight-talking partner Tony Baker. “He said, ‘Mr Baker sir, do you mind if I have a word’,” remembered Leese. “You can say anything you like as long as it’s goodbye,” came the considered reply.