If you can feel a hum of anti-cipation in the air and the atmos-phere around you is sparking with electricity, it can mean only one thing – The Lawyer Awards are getting closer. That's right, the premier event in the legal calendar™ is only two itty-bitty months away. Which is why Tulkinghorn feels he should nip lawyers' crass attempts at bribery in the bud right now.
Like last year, Tulkinghorn has received some hilarious buy-off attempts, from exclusive inter-views with difficult-to-reach clients to temptations too ridiculous to mention. You can all stop it right now, because Tulkinghorn doesn't fall for that kind of thing. (Although The Lawyer's deputy editor wouldn't say no to a nice new car…)