A bowl of noodles. This is standard fare for a lawyer and client meeting these days, according to Addleshaw Goddard London banking partner Alex Dumphy. “It is not necessarily about where you go. It’s what you learn.”
What happened to the (really very, very) good old days? An all-expenses-paid trip to Paris or Milan? A ski weekend in St. Moritz? Or a private plane to Padstow in Cornwall for a cookery lesson and lunch at Rick Stein’s restaurant—with Rick Stein?