Today’s news that Liz Truss has been appointed as the next U.K. prime minister has largely been met with disappointment by the U.K.’s commercial legal industry.

Asked what they thought of Truss’s appointment on Monday after she won the battle against Rishi Sunak for the top spot of Conservative Party Leader, a partner at a U.K. top 50 firm had some choice words: “Calamitous. Talentless, charmless, third rate, opportunistic and unscrupulous.”

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