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Tales from the Ivy (an occasional series): Roger Alexander, senior partner at the top law firm, Lewis Silkin, is, of necessity, an enigmatic man. But on Tuesday he outdid himself.

Tales from the Ivy (an occasional series): Roger Alexander, senior

partner at the top law firm, Lewis Silkin, is, of necessity, an

enigmatic man. But on Tuesday he outdid himself.



Campaign’s editor was making a rare appearance in everybody’s favourite

restaurant when he noticed Alexander arrive with the DMB&B chairman,

David Jones.



Amid the ensuing ’hail fellow well met’ palaver, your editor was

convinced Alexander’s greeting was accompanied by a particularly

mischievous twinkle of the eye.



Suspicions were roused still further a mere 45 minutes later when

Alexander and Jones left. Perhaps they walked out in protest that the

Mexican griddled chicken salad has been dropped from the menu?



More likely it was because Alexander had to return to the High Court in

a hurry to continue his defence of that noted gardener, Ms C. Walker,

against her old company, Zenith



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