Ashursts wins legal challenge race

The team from City firm Ashurst Morris Crisp came first in this year's Great Legal Challenge, organised as part of the Chemical Bank Corporate Challenge, last month. Around 7,000 runners from 500 companies and firms entered the three-and-a-half mile race in London's Battersea Park. The team of five from Ashursts was the fastest of the legal entrants with a score of 100.53. In second place Simmons & Simmons with 106.40 just pipped the McKenna & Co team's 106.51.