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Norton Rose

is busy packing boxes ahead of its move to More London on the South Bank, but it seems not everyone at the firm is convinced about the move. Rumours persist within the firm that the partners’ vote may have mattered little, as the bottom line rents were the deciding factor.

One partner confided to Tulkinghorn that chief exec Peter Martyr is unable to talk of anything other than the impending move, which puts Tulkinghorn’s mind to rest that it wasn’t just Martyr’s cunning tactic to avoid his tricky questions.

Giving Tulkinghorn much mirth, though, is the tale of the time when Martyr was spotted walking the halls of the firm’s Moorgate outpost. A cheeky wag, having not seen his commanding officer for many moons, sidled up and slyly asked: “Are you lost?”