Jorkins

Jorkins

intractable, unyielding lawyer. [Br. Lit.: David Copperfield]
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At about mid-day, we set out for the office of Messrs Spenlow and Jorkins, in Doctors' Commons.
Jorkins has his opinions on these subjects, and I am bound to respect Mr.
As he tells them what happened, "he could see Cedric emerging, see the old man, Bertha Jorkins .
This is not to say that the series does not contain a great deal about British culture and British perceptions of otherness (especially when it comes to the Triwizard Tournament, dragons in Romania, Bertha Jorkins disappearing in Albania, Professor Quirrell also travelling there, the East European headmaster, Karkaroff, presented as a former supporter of Voldemort, and so on).
Francis Spenlow, a partner in the London firm of Spenlow and Jorkins, proctors, in which David Copperfield becomes an articled clerk.
Tiffey, an elderly, withered-looking clerk employed by Spenlow and Jorkins.
Crupp, David Copperfield's landlady while he is an articled clerk in the firm of Spenlow and Jorkins.
Accordingly, he was articled to the law firm of Spenlow and Jorkins.
David tried unsuccessfully to be released from his contract with Spenlow and Jorkins.
When David applies for a position with the law firm of Spenlow and Jorkins (Chapter 23), Spenlow claims he would be prepared to grant favorable terms but that his partner would not approve.