Archive for February, 2012

Sponsored post: Avoid the imposter syndrome with the ICLR online

The pupils are now preparing for their first days in court which start in April and today they were sharing their worries with the rest of chambers. “The problem is,” said one, “that I’ll feel like a complete fraud. I mean, people have this image of barristers being all so well-qualified and everything and in […]

February 29, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: ‘Lewis & Buchan: Clinical Negligence’

Written in a clear and concise style, this new 7th edition of this popular and highly respected title has been fully updated to take account of the various important developments in legislation and case law that have occurred since the previous edition. Practical and accessible, it provides practitioners with a structured background to the law. […]

February 29, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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The anti-compensation culture

“Where does David Cameron get off having meetings with insurers and then having yet another crack at the compensation culture?” said TheVamp today. “I know,” said OldSmoothie. “Every time he does it, I suddenly have a vision of my earnings being slashed down to nothing.” “Thankfully the whole thing is like some sort of slippery […]

February 28, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 27th February 2012

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 […]

February 27, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: ‘Can men and women be just friends?’

February 25, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Judge not lest yet be judged

If judges are going to start assessing barristers then let’s have barristers assessing them back “I have to say I’m very much looking forward to the government implementing their plan to have judges assessing criminal advocates,” said OldSmoothie. “You what?” said TheVamp looking incredulous. “Yes, ever since I started doing my part-time judging, it’s the […]

February 24, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Join the big Faberge Egg Hunt with BabyBarista cartoonist Alex Williams!

This week saw the launch in London of the Faberge Egg Hunt – the world’s biggest ever Easter Egg Hunt and BabyBarista cartoonist and top Hollywood animator Alex Williams has designed his very own egg. The event aims to raise funds for two important charities: Action for Children and Elephant Family, inviting tourists, locals and visitors to hunt down […]

February 24, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: ‘ Personal Injury Schedules: Calculating Damages’

The new edition of this text is your authoritative and up-to-date guide to the assessment of damages and presentation of schedules. This book offers practical, expert guidance helping you accurately to assess the value of a claim and decide on what basis to seek damages. It also provides an up-to-date toolkit for best practice in […]

February 22, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 20th February 2012

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 […]

February 20, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: ‘Going Out Out’

February 18, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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