I’d guess that there are about 300 or so UK-based organisations at MAPIC this year. Out of that lot, 10 law firms. Out of that lot, Blake Lapthorn wins the prize for most legal delegates from the UK, with the grand total of three.

Of course, it is entirely possible that serried ranks of lawyers have turned up to the event without actually registering; there will be some, but not on the scale of MIPIM. That event is now so full of lawyers, I’ve started to view it as a recruitment opportunity.

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