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Simple language in the profession is all the rage. Using the Queen's English instead of the tongue of some long-dead Roman emperor is eminently sensible.
For a start our US legal friends working in London - whose former vice-president Dan Quayle once remarked remarked on a trip to Latin America that he wished he had learned to speak Latin - will be able to understand what is going on.
It is a shame then that one of the most worthy initiative in the profession - the Solicitors Pro Bono Group - should have such a public head-scratching title.
The Lawyer would happily come up with a modern name for the SPG, though naturally only on a quid pro quo basis.