News Europe Careers Law firms Two more Linklaters partners quit for Oppenhoff By The Lawyer 3 January 2008 09:17 16 December 2015 23:54 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer Thomas Verhoeven 3 January 2008 at 17:18 “Inflexible Anglo-Saxon machine” What The Lawyer quotes as “inflexible anglo-saxon machine” (Lawyer News Daily, 3 Jan 2008) is in truth the lock step system which the British firms still try to keep in place. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.