Archive for March, 2012

Bluffs and double bluffs

SlipperySlope was in chambers today dispensing some of his worldly advice from the other side of the profession. “You know, sometimes you have to issue just to get the insurers to deal.” “Even on a hopeless case,” said a pupil. “Particularly on a hopeless case. Rule number one is that the weaker your case the […]

March 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 26th March 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 […]

March 26, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 19th March 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 […]

March 19, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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The Eleanor Rigbys of law

“I’m really worried about UpTights,” said BusyBody today. “Why’s that?” asked OldSmoothie. “Except for the more usual worries about her veering between crazed harpie or stretched love bomb?” “No, I’m serious,” said BusyBody. “She’s spent the last few months shut away trying to gain more friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Somehow just by […]

March 16, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Time to get rid of barristers

“It’s about time we got rid of barristers,” said Slick today. “You what?” said OldSmoothie. “Turkeys voting for Christmas springs to mind.” “No, I don’t mean getting rid of chambers or anything like that. But the distinction between barristers and solicitors is now completed outdated.” “It most certainly is not,” said HeadofChambers. “Well, what is […]

March 12, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 12th March 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 […]

March 12, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Review of ‘Law and Peace’ in the Old Sedberghian Club Newsletter (click to enlarge)

March 9, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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BabyBarista is now appearing in Norwegian in the national lawyer’s magazine Advokat every month (click to enlarge)

March 8, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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BabyBarista in Exeter University’s Bracton Law Society Magazine (click to enlarge)

March 7, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 5th March 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 […]

March 5, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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