Fiona Dodds: Ropes & Gray

What is the most irritating habit of any partner you’ve worked for? Not agreeing with me.

Name: Fiona Dodds
Firm: Ropes & Gray
Position: Head of marketing
Lives: Wandsworth Common

What’s the most boring thing you’ve been asked to do in your job?

I suppose my expenses – always a chore.

How much time do you spend on Facebook each week?

None, I’m not a student.

What is the most unusual Christmas present that you have received from a colleague?

A blow-up sheep and a pencil case.

If you could introduce one law, what would it be and why?

There should be a law against putting make-up on while in public.

How did you spend your last bonus? (If you have never received a bonus, how would you hope to spend it in the future)?

Surely it’s a bonus just to work with Mike and Maurice?

What are the best perks of your role?

Being allowed to get on with my job in the way I want to.

What do you wear on dress-down Fridays?

Jeans and boots.

Have you ever been asked to do anything at work that you suspect might have been illegal?

Possibly in some countries.

How do you unwind after the end of a hard day?

A large glass of red.

Do you see your colleagues on weekends?

We are all friends so it’s inevitable.

Have you ever fallen in love at work? (If so, please provide details).

Yes – no details required, you know who you are.

If you were a lawyer what would your practice area be and why?

I’d rather stack shelves at Tesco.

What do you eat for lunch?

Mainly solids.

Is your salary (in thousands) greater than your age?

I’d hope so (you should know I’m a lot older than I look).

What items do you always carry around with you at work?

BlackBerry, notebook and the number for AA.

Of whom do you have photos on your desk?

My niece & nephew and Gene Kranz.

What’s your favourite local?

C&B New Street Square – known in-house as ’The Annex’.

Soy Latte or Nescafe?

Either, as long as it’s strong and large with no foam, the way I like my men.

City break or weekend in the country?

Anywhere with friends and without a phone.

Sum up your firm, chambers or employer in three words.

Creative, hilarious and professional.