A&O partner elected Lord Mayor

Allen & Overy is entering a float in this year's Lord Mayor's show following the election of their partner Christopher Walford as Lord Mayor of London. The float will have an Alice in Wonderland theme in honour of Walford's past position as Master of the Worshipful Company of Playing Card Makers. Solicitor Richard Nichols, senior partner in Watford firm Kelly Nichols & Blayney, has been admitted as a Sheriff in the City of London.