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Fun Facts

2016

"We've got a massage service in the health centre."
Second year trainee, London
"We have sleeping pods for those all-nighters."
First year trainee, London
"Six kilograms of coffee beans are used per day in our cafe/bar. This amounts to 1,000 single shots a day."
Second year trainee, London
"We issued the first Eurobond."
First year trainee, London
"An anagram of 'Allen Overy' is 'near lovely'."
First year trainee, London
"We acted for King Edward VIII during the abdication crisis of 1936. The table on which he signed his abdication currently sits opposite the entrance to the office bar."
First year trainee, London
"A&O has an outstanding bar and roof terrace overlooking the City of London."
First year trainee, London

2015

"George Allen (one of the founders) was legal advisor to King Edward VIII during his abdication."
Second year trainee, London
"We were Edward VIII's lawyers during the abdication crisis, and the desk that the abdication papers were signed on is still in our office today."
First year trainee, London
"We are the only firm to have an in-house bar!"
Second year trainee, London
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