Take a closer glimpse into the Saxton Bampfylde team with our regular View from the River feature. The office is based next to the iconic Thames where the majority of the team is based.
Past, present and future with Saxton Bampfylde It allows me to integrate a rather mongrel background in sport, arts and culture, industry and higher education. I had positive experiences with Saxton Bampfylde as a candidate; now I understand better why. They have great practice groups made up of very talented individuals. My hope is to continue work where needed, across the firm on various projects.
Rainy day delights…My favourite place for a rainy day is a cabin in the north woods of Minnesota my grandfather built. You can see the storms coming across the bay, some benign, some terrifying. During the benign, we build a fire and read books. For the terrifying, we take cover, in the suitcase storage area, breeze blocks built into a hill.
Passionate about... Predictable, yet mystical. My family. I am very aware of my failings and fragility; they are my motivation, best teachers, and source of my strength.
One hot tip I have just finished reading Hilary Mantel’s A Place of Greater Safety, about the complex and flawed individuals who were the catalyst for the French Revolution. Preceding Wolf Hall, but every bit as powerful and disturbing. It charts how a small group of friends take on big ideas and what they believe is success and a new order is actually senseless violent destruction.
If I can add a food, I am currently addicted to Swedish Cardamom rolls, which I make, or the cinnamon rolls at Bageriet in Covent Garden, which I pretend is on my commute home, while actually quite far out of my way.
Your sector view in just three words Creative, collaborative and questioning.