Plenty of books cross Tulkinghorn’s scribes’ desks begging for review, most of them so dull that they’re piled up waiting for a suitable home.

However, one such book has been saved from this fate. The title, Dodging Bullets, grabbed the attention.

Okay, it’s subtitled Advice for Employers on Tricky Legal Situations, but any book that begins “Can we dismiss a member of staff who put nail varnish in the communal milk?” must have something going for it.

Respect to employment partner Stephen Miller of Scotland’s MacRoberts for that snippet.

And they eat deep-fried Mars Bars up there too donchyaknow?