Archive for April, 2011

The Shawshank Redemption

A banker named Andy who is sent to Shawshank Prison on a murder charge, but as he gets to know a life-term prisoner named Red, we soon realise his claims of innocence are credible. We also realise that Andy’s calm, quiet exterior hides a great reserve of patience and fortitude, and Red comes to admire […]

April 27, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Family Lore Blog review of ‘Law and Peace’

Very many thanks to John Bolch at the Family Lore Blog for reviewing my new book Law and Peace. You can read the review here or below. You can buy the book on amazon. ‘Law & Peace is the sequel to Tim’s first BabyBarista novel Law & Disorder, which I reviewed (under its original title BabyBarista and The Art […]

April 26, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 25th April 2011

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 […]

April 25, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Last stop for the gravy train

“It’s an absolute disgrace,” said OldSmoothie in chambers tea. “Apparently they’re talking about cutting funding for juniors in big criminal prosecutions.” “What? You mean so that you might have to do a little bit of work for once?” said BusyBody. “A little harsh,” said OldSmoothie. “Which more importantly will mean that he can’t be billing […]

April 22, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Baby Face

Barrister and sometime detective Frankie Richmond has never been any good at saying no. In Birmingham for a child abuse inquiry, she is persuaded to fill in at a corpesless murder trial. However, what should have been a one day commitment is in danger of becoming a life time stretch as breaking and entering, bullet […]

April 20, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 18th April 2011

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 […]

April 18, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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First review of ‘Law and Peace’

The first review of my new book Law and Peace has arrived and it comes from top legal blogger Law Minx to whom I send very many thanks indeed. You can read the review here or below. You can buy the book on amazon. “I do hope, dear blogwatchers, that I have not given you cause […]

April 10, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Please come to my book launch on 11 May! (Click to enlarge)

April 7, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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The Rainmaker

Rudy Baylor is a newly-qualified lawyer: he has one case, and one case alone, to save himself from his mounting debts. His case is against a giant insurance company which could have saved a young man’s life, but instead refused to pay the claim until it was too late. The settlement could be worth millions […]

April 6, 2011 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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