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Freshfields' drive to line its pockets with filthy lucre have been well-documented in recent weeks.
If the firm is not working 24-7 on the latest mega-merger, its de-equitising partners. When its not doing that, the firm's retiring partners or sacking secretaries.
The drive to grow Freshfields' profit has even spread as far as the firm's in-house restaurant.
A recent lunch arrived airline style: pre-packaged, with three dishes of super-dry chicken under clingfilm. Careful, Freshfields, or you could get a reputation for being tight, and that would never do…In his retirement, former chief executive Alan Peck is probably choking on his brandy.