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​The Colony Grill Room, W1

17-Oct-2014

He’s keeping a close eye on it, is Mr King. So far I’ve been during the soft opening, for two breakfasts (not together) and a rather leisurely lunch and he’s been there twice, doing that thing he does, welcoming you at the door in that charming yet slightly intimidating way, as he towers over you, making sure that everything is just so.

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The Sportsman, Kent

10-Oct-2014

Do eat at The Sportsman in Kent, but don’t stay in a beach hut, advises Nicky Richmond.

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Barrafina, WC2

3-Oct-2014

Nicky Richmond is bowled away by the tapas at Barrafina, and eats a lot of garlic.

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Le Gavroche

26-Sep-2014

Nicky Richmond delights in the enduring joys of Le Gavroche.

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Pearl Liang W2

19-Sep-2014

“It is no surprise that Pearl Liang is one of the busiest restaurants in the area”, boasts their website, which tells us that “Pearl Liang Chinese Oriental Restaurant is a stylish, cosmopolitan, London restaurant located in the heart of Paddington”.

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Bob Bob Ricard, Soho

12-Sep-2014

I see we’ve failed at the first hurdle then, said the managing director, who sidled up to the table as we finished our main course, using the very words I’d used on Twitter just a short while earlier.

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Rasoi, SW3

5-Sep-2014

Fussy but tasty curry is on the expensive menu for Nicky Richmond at Rasoi in Chelsea

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Signor Sassi, Knightsbridge

29-Aug-2014

Taken to a world-famous Italian restaurant she’s never heard of, Nicky Richmond is distinctly underwhelmed.

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Fischer's, Marylebone

22-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond is taken back to her childhood at Fischer’s in Marylebone.

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The Waterside Inn, Bray

15-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond heads into the countryside for dinner at Michel Roux’s Waterside Inn.

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Kurobata, W2

8-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond finds Kurobata in Marble Arch not quite to her taste.

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Cecconi's, Mayfair

1-Aug-2014

Nicky Richmond loves the starter and main at Cecconi’s, but misses dessert.

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Lyle’s, Shoreditch

18-Jul-2014

Nicky Richmond is surprised and delighted by Shoreditch restaurant Lyle’s.

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Marianne, Notting Hill

11-Jul-2014

Brecher’s Nicky Richmond wants to like Marianne, but finds it tasteless.

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The new revamped Marcus, at The Berkeley

4-Jul-2014

Nicky Richmond finds little has changed, but the food is still good, at Marcus Wareing’s renovated restaurant.

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J. Sheekey

27-Jun-2014

Nicky Richmond tries out the classics at J. Sheekey

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34, Grosvenor Square

13-Jun-2014

Brecher managing partner Nicky Richmond finds she cares about 34, Grosvenor Square.

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Spaghetti House, London

30-May-2014

Brecher partner Nicky Richmond goes back in time with a visit to Spaghetti House and find you get what you pay for

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Wiltons, London

20-May-2014

Eversheds partner Bruce Dear visits Winston’s Churchill’s most beloved lunch venue, Wiltons, and finds an oasis of calm in the midst of a bustling city

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The Magdalen Arms, Oxford : A life of Pie

9-May-2014

There’s only one thing on Nicky Richmond’s mind at Oxford’s Magdalen Arms - pie.

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J Sheekey's, London

25-Apr-2014

Eversheds partner Bruce Dear visits West End celeb haunt J Sheekey’s and finds the fish (and wine) in fine form

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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.

Opinion

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Women, do it for yourselves

20-Oct-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Edwards Wildman associate Sascha Grimm and Shearman & Sterling associate Suzanne Szczetnikowicz like to recount a story about female behaviour in the workplace.

martin Wright

Charles Martin: Partner performance management can make or break a firm

20-Oct-2014

From a firm’s culture to the nuts and bolts of service delivery and business performance, it all stems from how you choose to manage your partners

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Do no-fault expulsions mean the death of partnership?

13-Oct-2014

Much has been written recently about the “death of partnership”.

Money

Are there bad actors hiding in your client’s private placement?

13-Oct-2014

Citibank Global Markets Inc was recently saved, by the skin of its teeth, from being permanently barred from acting as a placement agent.

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Sir Nigel Knowles: No means Yes to UK-wide prosperity

13-Oct-2014

If we see devolved government in the UK following the Scottish referendum it is likely to benefit businesses in all areas

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Rock opera set up for dramatic finale

13-Oct-2014 | By Joanne Harris

Despite the best efforts of the legal and wider business community, the term ‘offshore’ generally still has pretty negative connotations among the general public.

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The Sportsman, Kent

10-Oct-2014

Do eat at The Sportsman in Kent, but don’t stay in a beach hut, advises Nicky Richmond.

Vara Shailesh

Why India should open up its legal market

7-Oct-2014

Justice Minister Shailesh Vara MP on why now is the right time for the Indian legal market to finally open up.

David Corker

When juries are right and judges are wrong

7-Oct-2014

A recent case highlights why juries in fraud cases are anything but an anachronism.

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The legalities of online trolling

7-Oct-2014

The troll of Norse mythology is a creature dangerous to humans.

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