Ian Evans, the new senior partner of insurance law firm Weightmans, has a passion for his firm but has had to learn that lawyers are not much fun.
What newspaper do you read?
What career did you want to have when you were a child?
What was the worst business decision you have ever made?
Having six children
What do you like the best about insurance law?
Insight into why not to mix socially with lawyers
What would you do tomorrow if you left the insurance industry?
Pursue my sporting interests
How do you relax if you do not play golf?
Watch my children play sport – golf(!) – and sailing
What is the biggest insurance claim you have ever made?
Do you have an unfulfilled ambition?
To play rugby for England
Who do you most admire?
Peter Winterbottom – former England rugby international
On dress down Friday, what do you wear?
Polo shirt, camel trousers, sailing shoes
How many people have you sacked?
What is your favourite quote?
“Life's a .....”
What is your most over-used phrase?
“I have a passion for this firm.”
What keeps you awake at night?
My youngest child
What advice would you give someone starting in insurance today?
Pick your career subject carefully and buy a hard hat
What was your first job?
Where did you grow up?
Keswick in the Lake District
What was your education?
Keswick School and Liverpool University
What is your favourite film?
What is your favourite book?
RFU annual handbook
What is your favourite tea?
A tea? Tetleys
What is your favourite joke?
How often do you use public transport?
Use the train frequently – or did
Who do you vote for?
I never vote
How did you vote in the last election?
Are you in favour of the Euro? Yes/No?