Read and right

Spotted in SW1: DLA Piper‘s chief executive Nigel Knowles surreptitiously handing a package to new Mourant counterpart Stephen Ball.

What could it possibly be, Tulkinghorn wondered. Nigel’s instructions on how to achieve world domination? Surely Mourant isn’t about to embark on a similar growth strategy.

Apparently the book is entitled Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In.

What does it all mean?