Bees have become something of an obsession for London law firms in recent years. Firms such as Clifford Chance, CMS, Eversheds Sutherland, Hogan Lovells, and Russell Cooke have all had bee hives installed atop their U.K. offices.

As an eye-catching, congenial way to illustrate one’s corporate social responsibility credentials at a time when businesses are looking to drive staff back to the office, it isn’t hard to see why so many law firms have been seduced by the humble, ecologically important insect.