Lee Adams and Catherine Thomas

Lee Adams and Catherine Thomas

Joint Heads of the London Office at JMW

Lee Adams and Catherine Thomas answer this month’s 20 Questions

Lee Adams - Partner in Business Crime and Regulation

What time did you wake up this morning?

6.30am

What’s your favourite object in your office?

Coffee machine

Who is your closest colleague?

Catherine Thomas

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?

A jade backscratcher

What’s your favourite song of all time?

Champagne Supernova by Oasis

What’s your favourite play?

Glengarry Glen Ross

Who’s your favourite movie star?

Christian Bale

What’s your favourite book?

The Road by Cormack McCarthy

What book are you reading right now?

Midnight’s Children by Salman Rushdie

What book do you wish you had written?

Archbold Criminal Pleading, Evidence and Practice

What’s the greatest invention of all time?

The electric guitar

Is there a sport that you wish you could play?

Tennis

Who inspires you in business?

Joy Kingsley, Senior Partner of JMW

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in between?

Dress up

Where do you go to relax?

The cinema

What country have you always wanted to visit?

Japan

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?

Apple AirPods

What’s the best part about your job?

Solving problems

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?

Camden Hells Lager

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?

The 1975 (band)

Catherine Thomas – Partner in Family Law

What time did you wake up this morning?

6.30am

What’s your favourite object in your office?

Lee Adams

Who is your closest colleague?

Lee Adams

Do you have a favourite family heirloom?

A chaise lounge my mother made

What’s your favourite song of all time?

Good Riddance by Green Day

What’s your favourite play?

The Crucible

Who’s your favourite movie star?

Saoirse Ronan

What’s your favourite book?

Cider with Rosie

What book are you reading right now?

Michelle Obama’s Becoming

What book do you wish you had written?

Lord of the Rings

What’s the greatest invention of all time?

The printing press

Is there a sport that you wish you could play?

Football

Who inspires you in business?

Lauren Currie OBE

Dress up, dress down or somewhere in between?

Up

Where do you go to relax?

My cottage

What country have you always wanted to visit?

Ecuador for the Galapagos Islands

Besides your phone, what do you always have with you?

Clothes

What’s the best part about your job?

Creating a bright future for my clients

What’s your favourite post-work tipple?

Red wine

Finally, what’s your guilty pleasure?

Red wine

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