Robert Carlyle. What can you say? Scary? Prodigiously talented? Scottish? Even when the man is playing a goodie, most recently in Class of ’76, it’s a fair bet that he’s still a cop with issues. But he’s also the kind of guy you’d want to have on your side – so it must have been a relief to Norton Rose mining client Kazakhmys to have Carlyle (albeit in the shape of partner Simon Cox) on board for its London Stock Exchange IPO.