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Tulkinghorn's heart is gladdened at the sight of keen partners-in-waiting. And nowhere are they keener than at Ashurst.
A young turk in corporate told Tulkinghorn the other day about his work on a big Luxembourg deal on which he was due to hook up with a local Ashurst team member. At reception the lawyer spotted a chap in the lobby and assumed this was his man.
"Good morning," said the lawyer brightly, ushering his guest along the corridor to a meeting room. "Good to meet you. Now, what are your thoughts on this latest twist in the deal?"After a short monologue on the Luxembourg regulatory regime, the lawyer suddenly became aware of an awful silence.
"I dunno about Luxembourg," said his guest. "I'm just here to fix the air-conditioning." True story.