The ties that bind – Take 5 offers a bite-sized compilation of five UK firms that are connected by a particular theme, which may be serious or light-hearted. The key word here is ‘eclectic’; the firms might be united by practice area, location or just the fact that they have names that would score well in scrabble. It’s a fun exercise for us – perhaps you’d like to give it a go too? If you can think up a category, and select five firms that fit within it, by all means send it in to email@example.com. You might find yourself featuring in LC.N Weekly! So take five and read Take 5.
This week's Take 5
Deck the halls; here are five firms with vaguely Christmassy names. See if you can guess what we’re jingling our bells about:
Previous Take 5s
Hey man! Get off the phone – these five firms are all sponsors of this year’s CityLawLIVE conference on 12 December (we revealed the other five in October). It’s outta sight!
Show us your jazz hands
Hey hep cats. This quintet of firms shares their names with some of the greats of the jazz musical persuasion:
To the bat cave
Pow! Kazam! Whack! These five share their names with some of the world's most dynamic comic book heroes:
We can be heroes
For the evocation of some of the finest British fictional heroes of page and screen, look no further than these five eponymous firms:
Harmonious unions abound, with ever more firms linking up with postgrad providers to exclusively train their future trainees. Here are just five:
Pro bono pros
These five firms have all done their bit in sponsoring the National Pro Bono Centre in 2014-15.
Boo! Some are a tad tenuous, but here are five Halloween-themed firms:
If all other plans fail, one of these five firms may remind you of a precious possession that you can sell off to fund your legal ambition! (We kid, read the rest of the newsletter for more constructive advice):