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An anonymous email to Tulkinghorn last week revealed the scrutiny with which The Lawyer’s ‘Work-Life Quiz’ is now perused.

A suitably lighthearted reply to the questions by Ronnie Fox, legendary partnership law specialist at Fox Williams, had appeared in the 27 September issue. That should have been the end of it – but it seems Fox ruffled some feathers in the chicken coop of the legal market.

“I was interested to hear of Ronnie Fox’s craze for cars,”
ran the email from one ‘John Smith’. “He does not specify the registration numbers of his Lexus and Mercedes. Research will reveal that they are H1 OXF and OXF 1. What is the anagram of ‘OXF’? Er… now, don’t tell me…