Anita Scott in Scarborough writes to wish London firms Teacher Stern and Butcher Burns success in their merger. ‘I was a little disappointed, however, that they did not adopt the name Stern Teacher Burns Butcher.’

With mergers increasingly à la mode, Obiter hopes to see some more imaginative combinations of names in the fine tradition set by Wright Hassall LLP, and Godloves Solicitors.

Any suggestions to get the ball rolling?