A partner at a leading Scottish firm has been pretending to work after being fired for sexual harassment, RollOnFriday understands.
The male lawyer was sacked late last year for being "handsy" with a female colleague, said an insider. But he didn't tell his wife and has been spending his days in the city centre "in a suit trying to arrange meetings", while maintaining to his family that he is still employed by his ex-firm.
Another day at the office.
Lockdown in Scotland now presents a significant obstacle to his fake lawyering, however. Either he's running down empty streets dodging the police, or he's having to learn how to pretend work from home (PWFH)*.
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*a practise in which even some people who haven't been fired are now engaged.