UK’s richest lawyer steps into media glare

The wider media have really got stuck into The Lawyer’s revelation that Beresfords Solicitors founder Jim Beresford reaped a whopping £16.75m in one year on the back of the miners’ compensation scheme. See story

The national papers added a nice bit of colour to the tale. The Daily Telegraph noted Beresford’s two Aston Martins – and a Ferrari. The Times pointed out that he’s vice-chairman of Doncaster Rovers FC. The Daily Mail spotted the new £4.8m glass-fronted lakeside office. The Lawyer’s story even reached The Sun.

And if you want to see the story in moving pictures, check the BBC’s story.