The Lawyer Inquiry: Patrick Corr

Patrick Corr is a corporate recovery partner at Pinsent Curtis.

What was your first job?

Selling strawberries at the side of the road, aged 10.

What was your first ever salary as a lawyer?

£9,000.

What would you have done if you hadn't become a lawyer?

PE teacher in an all-girls school.

Which law could you live without?

Noise Abatement Act anything that stops me working at the top of my voice.

What was your most embarrassing professional moment?

On my first day, asking the senior partner how long he had worked in the post room.

What car do you drive?

An Audi.

Which famous person would you like to go out with?

Monica Lewinski.

Where would you go to eat?

Harry Ramsden's.

What's the best thing on TV?

Ballykissangel.

Which movie do you wish you'd appeared in?

The Full Monty.

What's your most often-worn piece of clothing?

Denim jeans.

What book(s) are you reading at the moment?

Topsy & Tim (the whole series every night) for my 3-year-old.

What is your all-time favourite record?

The Corrs' latest album Taking on Corners.

What piece of advice would you give to anyone entering the profession now?

Enjoy it.

What do you like about yourself?

My optimism.

What do you hate about yourself?

My optimism.

Where would you most like to be right now?

In the Hairy Lemon, Grafton Street, Dublin with a pint of orange juice in my hand.