Perhaps, if we’re feeling charitable, we could put the above down to a simple misunderstanding… a breakdown in communication… even (surely not!) a lack of precision and clarity on behalf of The Lawyer. But that can surely be the only explanation for this The Lawyer 100-related beauty, which comes courtesy of a well-known Lovells partner.
Asked by one of the The Lawyer’s bubblier female scribes where he stood on female partner penetration at law firms, he quipped: “As long as it’s consensual, it’s fine with me.”