What is the most unusual Christmas present that you have received from a colleague? A solar-powered blue tit.
Firm: Hogan Lovells
Position:PA to co-CEO David Harris
Lives: Orpington, Kent
What time do you start work each day?
What’s the dullest task you’ve ever been given?
How much time do you spend on Facebook each week?
If you could introduce one law, what would it be and why?
To ban the ’up to x off’ sale notices. Items are either reduced by a certain amount or not.
How did you spend your last bonus? (If you have never received a bonus, how would you hope to spend it in the future?)
Probably on something for the house or garden.
What are the best perks of your role?
Sitting with my colleague, Jo Palmer. She wrote that!
What do you wear on dress-down Fridays?
I don’t dress down.
What’s the strangest thing you’ve been asked to do at work?
To buy a shirt and boxers for my boss after he’d been in an another all night meeting.
What is the most irritating habit of any partner you’ve worked for?
Having worked for the same partner for 29 years, I’ve got used to all the strange habits.
How do you unwind after the end of a hard week?
Gardening, walking the dog, reading.
Do you see your colleagues on weekends?
Have you ever fallen in love at work? (If so, please provide details.) Yes. Ken worked in the General Office and we’ve been together for 14 years.
If you were a lawyer what would your practice area be and why?
Commercial/Media. To find out what’s really going on.
Which is the best practice group for gossip and why?
Not the management team.
What do you eat for lunch?
Salad or sandwich.
Is your salary (in thousands) greater than your age?
What items do you always carry around with you at work?
Usually a pad and pen. Sometimes a dustpan and brush to sweep up the spinning plates.
Of whom do you have photos on your desk?
Husband, father, nieces and nephews, dog.
Soy Latte or Nescafe?
City break or weekend in the country?
Weekend in the country.
Sum up your firm, chambers or employer in three words.
Friendly, diverse and fun.