Archive for October, 2010

Weekend video: Shawshank Redemption

October 30, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Squeezed middle

On only two hundred grand a year, OldSmoothie is feeling squeezed in more ways than one.

October 27, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 25th October 2010

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including Lawyers Uncovered. He also does the cartoons for BabyBarista and has had two more excellent books published recently: 101 Ways to Leave the Law and 101 Uses for a Useless Banker. He offers almost all […]

October 25, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Howard Roark speech in Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead

October 23, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Legal Week reviews the Law Blogs

Nice article by Alex Aldridge in Legal Week in which he reviews the UK’s law blogs. You can read the full text here. He says the following about the BabyBarista Blog: “Individual blogs like BabyBarista, Charon QC, Head of Legal and Geeklawyer led the way… BabyBarista – Fictional insider account of life at the Bar, […]

October 21, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Compensation culture

I bumped into my solicitor SlipperySlope in the clerks room today. ‘What do you think of all this talk about ending the compensation culture?’ I asked. ‘You know, the more they talk about it and moan on about all the outrageously large awards which have been made, the more people we get coming through the […]

October 19, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 18th October 2010

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including Lawyers Uncovered. He also does the cartoons for BabyBarista and has had two more excellent books published recently: 101 Ways to Leave the Law and 101 Uses for a Useless Banker. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at […]

October 18, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Drunk Vegas Lawyer causes mistrial in court (Part 1)

October 16, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Alex Aldridge starts writing for The Guardian’s Law Section

Great to see that Alex Aldridge, the contributing editor of Legal Week, has also started writing for The Guardian’s Law Section. You can read his excellent first article on financial regulation here. Alex is one of the stars of his generation of legal journalists and it’s another coup for The Guardian to get such a great writer on […]

October 15, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Interview on DefrostingColdCases.com

I’ve answered a few questions for the website DefrostingColdCases.com. You can read it here.

October 13, 2010 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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