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Taylor Wessing showcased its new managing partner Mike Frawley’s talents when it hosted an all-star quiz show on 22 September.
Lawyers and staff from across the firm descended on the boardrooms to witness the four contestants squirm during three quick-fire rounds of questions. The quizmaster was a mean-looking Anne Robinson clone in the shape of a litigation associate, appropriately named Damian McPhun, in full drag. It didn’t end there. The unlucky four, which also featured director of HR Jonathan Croucher, found themselves doing forfeits such as dressing up as a fairy, doing the limbo and singing Sex Bomb to a karaoke machine.
Frawley revealed the style for which he will no doubt become famous by ending the evening covered in the remains of several well-aimed custard pies. All the money raised went to University College Hospital Obstetrics Clinic and Guy’s Hospital Urology Department.