Archive for November, 2009

Year 4, week 9: it’s the way you tell ’em

It seems OldSmoothie went in for a meeting at Tory HQ on Wednesday and was told that really they were looking for people who are a bit more “with it”. Whilst the whole of chambers have no doubt that this basically meant more “on the ball” and maybe just, you know, in touch with the […]

November 27, 2009 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Year 4, week 9: peer to peer

Politics seems to be in the air this week what with SlipperySlope’s lamenting New Labour sleaze and then later OldSmoothie walking around preening himself like a peacock following a conversation he’d had with an old university chum who’s now a Tory MP. “Yes,” he boomed at ChambersTea,“they’re scouting around for new talent at the moment to fill up […]

November 25, 2009 · Tim Kevan · One Comment
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Year 4, week 9: Tories, red tape and referral fees

SlipperySlope’s taken to calling himself “The People’s Champion” in a few of his more recent press releases and he was in chambers today bemoaning the state of the country. “It’s all very well knocking New Labour sleaze but where would we be without it I ask you? It’s certainly not going to help us lawyers […]

November 24, 2009 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Year 4, week 8: OldSmoothie voice goes viral

After years of innuendo-ridden little speeches to chambers tea by OldSmoothie, TheBusker suggested the other day that perhaps a few of his choice quotes might be recorded for posterity on Twitter. This led to a flurry of emails in which people simply started making up micro-speeches in the voice of the SilverFox himself and the […]

November 16, 2009 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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BabyBarista arrives Down Under

I’m really delighted that BabyBarista and the Art of War has just received a very nice review in The Journal of the New South Wales Bar Association called ‘Bar News’ which you can read by clicking here or on the picture of the left. I’m even more pleased by the fact that the review is […]

November 16, 2009 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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