Bugger lugs

Tulkinghorn always suspected that practising law in Russia might be a little bit tricky, but was given an insight into it during a recent meeting with Dimitry Afanasiev, managing partner of Russia’s largest firm Egorov Puginsky Afanasiev & Partners.

“I’m a typical Russian,” asserted Afanasiev as he greeted The Lawyer. “I have three mobile phones. This one is bugged by the KGB, this one is bugged by the CIA and this one is not bugged by anyone, but I have to talk to my wife on it.”