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,
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