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Social Eating House, Soho

18-Apr-2014

Nicky Richmond gets cosy with her friends at the Social Eating House, but comes away disappointed.

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Ember Yard, Soho

11-Apr-2014

Nicky Richmond fills a crucial gap in her London restaurant education by visiting the Ember Yard.

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Otto’s, Gray’s Inn Road

4-Apr-2014

Nicky Richmond is swept away by the old-school French charm of Otto’s.

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Holborn Dining Room: middling in Midtown

28-Mar-2014

Nicky Richmond is unimpressed by the latest hotel dining experience.

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Chiltern Firehouse

21-Mar-2014

Brecher’s Nicky Richmond gets a taste of the Big Apple in London.

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The Five Fields, Chelsea

14-Mar-2014

Nicky Richmond manages to get a rare table at the Five Fields in Chelsea, and finds the little extras add up to something special.

Ametsa with Arzak Instruction

7-Mar-2014

This week Nicky Richmond of Brecher finds quirky suits her at Basque restaurant Ametsa.

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Roka, Mayfair

28-Feb-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds a new Japanese in Mayfair to her taste.

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The Lockhart, Seymour Place, W1

14-Feb-2014

Brecher’s Nicky Richmond finds southern comfort at the Lockhart.

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Per Se, New York

7-Feb-2014

Nicky Richmond of Brecher indulges in some gastronomic tourism in New York.

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Café Murano, St James

31-Jan-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond completes an interrupted lunch at St James’s Café Murano

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The Reading Room, Claridges

24-Jan-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond puts down her book and picks up a knife and fork to test the Reading Room at Claridges.

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Kai Mayfair, cry wallet

17-Jan-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond is underwhelmed by Chinese restaurant Kai.

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House of Ho

10-Jan-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond visits the House of Ho. In Soho. Ho ho ho. Even the taxi driver laughed.

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Hélène Darroze

20-Dec-2013

In her last restaurant review of the year, Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds a last-minute table at Hélène Darroze.

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The Guinea Grill, Mayfair

13-Dec-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond is craving comfort food as the year draws to an end, and finds some of it at the Guinea Grill.

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Flesh and Buns, Covent Garden

6-Dec-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond investigates the curiously-named Japanese restaurant Flesh and Buns.

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An old classic: The Wolseley

29-Nov-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond falls in love with seamless service at The Wolseley

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Northbank Restaurant and Bar

29-Nov-2013

Sydney-based media & technology lawyer Brett Farrell visits London’s Northbank where he finds a restaurant that has managed to bring Cornwall to London

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Phoenix Palace

22-Nov-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond goes back to an old Chinese favourite.

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​Gymkhana London

14-Nov-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds taste as big as the price as Mayfair’s latest Indian fusion eatery Gymkhana

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Little Social

8-Nov-2013

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds her tastebuds tickled at Little Social.

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Merchants Tavern and Berners Tavern

1-Nov-2013

This week Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds taste is a little lacklustre at the Berners Tavern but the Merchants Tavern is full of flavour.

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Green Man & the French horn

24-Oct-2013

This week Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond sampled some fine French dining in London’s West End.

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Hutong at the Shard

18-Oct-2013

I’d really no business to be going to the Shard for dinner on a Sunday night after a birthday weekend of sheer piggery in Paris

Opinion

Cat Griffiths index

Hiring is the key to capital gains

14-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Until now ‘international’ has been a bit of a euphemism since historically the firms in our survey have always been American. This year, though, the terminology is correct

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Ember Yard, Soho

11-Apr-2014

Nicky Richmond fills a crucial gap in her London restaurant education by visiting the Ember Yard.

Tom Burton

Cyber security: the risks and consequences

10-Apr-2014

BAE Systems’ Tom Burton sets out the position facing the world’s top firms

Mark Handley

From Kick-off to Kick-back: the latest Bribery Act prosecutions

9-Apr-2014

Bribery Act prosecutions are growing in number

David Israel

Post HMRC changes, how many employees does an LLP have?

9-Apr-2014

HMRC’s changes to the tax treatment of members could raise serious employment law issues

Robert Lewis

China Watch - inside the Zhong Lun partners' meeting

9-Apr-2014

Zhong Lun’s Robert Lewis gives an insider’s view of Chinese law firm management

Clare Renton

Tax planning backfired?

9-Apr-2014

The bitter marital split of aviation tycoon Clive Joy has highlighted the issue the role tax efficient offshore trusts can play in lengthy High Court divorces.

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Borrowing your way to growth

7-Apr-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Today’s issue of The Lawyer is a first: we survey 153 LLP accounts taken from the list of firms in The Lawyer’s UK 200 to investigate debt levels within the UK’s leading legal practices.

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Otto’s, Gray’s Inn Road

4-Apr-2014

Nicky Richmond is swept away by the old-school French charm of Otto’s.

Ben Douglas-Jones

Contempt is not a crime

3-Apr-2014

A Supreme Court has for the first time spelt out the difference between civil and criminal contempt in English and Welsh law

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