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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.

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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.

Opinion

Cat Griffiths index

Roots of recovery are not so robust

28-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

Let us praise legal services.

Nigel Knowles

Sir Nigel Knowles: Reshoring and the great British manufacturing renaissance

28-Jul-2014

UK reshoring is a catalyst for economic growth but a national policy is also vital

Lord Neuberger

Questioning conditional fees

25-Jul-2014

Recoverable success fees and after-the-event insurance may have breached the European Convention on Human Rights, Lord Neuberger warned last week. Neil Rose investigates

Robert Crossingham

Wonga-style fake letters means headaches for in-house lawyers

25-Jul-2014

After Wonga and others were caught sending fake legal letters, what are the professional risk implications for in-house lawyers of using pseudo-solicitors to chase debts?

Sophie Khan

CV-blind policies are just one step in right direction

25-Jul-2014

Lawyers from diverse backgrounds are an untapped resource but more needs to be done to achieve equal footing.

Patricia Gannon

The in-house lawyers' view from the Balkans

22-Jul-2014

Earlier this year South East European firm Karanovic & Nikolic carried out a survey of in-house counsel in its region.

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Outflanked in this War of the Roses

21-Jul-2014 | By Catrin Griffiths

A few weeks ago I asked why Leeds seemed to have fallen off the pace compared to other regional cities’ legal offerings.

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Charlie Geffen: PEP should be an outcome not an objective

21-Jul-2014

Partner remuneration should contribute to a positive culture and transparent business practices, not be fixated on PEP 

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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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Litigation threat a block to US mergers

17-Jul-2014

The back story to the Patton Boggs/Squire Sanders merger highlights why there comparatively few mergers stateside.

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