Allen & Overy (A&O) sure is excited about its swanky new building at Spitalfields. So giddy is the firm that it has installed a webcam at the site so all its lawyers can log on and check out how progress is going – although there may be other motives for being visually linked.
Penny-pinching partners can check up on how many tea breaks the builders are taking. Or maybe lusty ladies (and lads) can use the webcam to peruse the talent – if there is any. However, Tulkinghorn thinks rival law firms should take full advantage of this opportunity.