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The World Cup Final: what a game, what a day, what a load of lawyers with blagged tickets. Slaughters’ Nigel Boardman was there, as was Latham’s Andrew Moyle. But what Tulkinghorn really wanted to know was the state of any Italian lawyers who’d either made the game, or even watched it on telly, the day after.

Over to Riccardo Sallustio at Bonelli Erede Pappalardo in London. The great man baulked at fighting his way through the crowds at Soho’s Bar Italia and watched the epic game at home with a bunch of friends. Did he enjoy the game? “A lot,” said Sallustio. “And on Monday I was here by nine. I didn’t really drink, just a couple of beers and a good cigar.