The Snail would like to thank Eversheds for allowing him to sneak into its Midlands annual general meeting (AGM), but he wasnt quite expecting to find a rendition of the musical Chicago. Eversheds seems to believe that its AGMs should be fun and an excuse to get mullered, while enabling the staff to see the bosses in a whole new light.
Move over Catherine Zeta-Jones and Richard Gere, enter Midlands chief Meg Heppel and deputy John Sarginson. Together with their department heads, the duo drove into the vast marquee venue in a silver 1920s Roller, fully clad in flapper dresses and gangster suits. A few of them even tried on a US accent for size (full credit to litigation partner Paul Llewellyn), while Midlands property head Mary Daunt was a dead ringer for Ren裠Zellweger.