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Tulkinghorn must admit the reception in Eversheds new Wood Street office in London looks cool, but it’s missing one vital amenity – beds for clients.
Of course, Eversheds’ building has the obligatory sleeping pods for its lawyers, but the planners clearly didn’t think this necessary for clients.
Alas, Tulkinghorn has learnt that at least one client found his own way around the problem. In the reception area there are some very comfortable seats, which are even ergonomically designed to support your back.
The unknown client ended up falling asleep in one of these chairs for a good hour and a half. Despite this, Tulkinghorn understands there’s no substance to the rumours that he was billed for the privilege.