Solicitors at Clifford Chance get their shoes repaired while they work. Requests are logged by e-mail and tired footwear collected, made good and returned without the wearer having to lift a finger. It's part of a programme to 'minimise the distraction' of expensive, highly qualified legal staff. Saving potentially chargeable downtime, the firm can claim sound economics. Work at Clifford Chance and you'll always be well-heeled.
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