Archive for April, 2012

Person of the Week: John Bolch

I’ve started a new series over at The Barrister Blog entitled Person of the Week and the first subject is John Bolch of the excellent Family Lore blog.

April 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Taxing the poor

“It’s so unfair that our professional indemnity insurance is based upon a percentage of our earnings,” said OldSmoothie today. “It’s true,” said HeadofChambers. “What it means in reality is that the more senior you get, the more you earn and therefore the more you pay in insurance.” “Even though you’re actually becoming a better barrister […]

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

April 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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President Obama on fine form!

April 29, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Come on you Blues!

April 28, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Best interview with a politician ever!

April 28, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: ‘Mitchell and Webb – Slightly Less Than Two Drinks’

April 28, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Sir Humphrey would have approved!

Watching the clip of the permanent secretary of the Department for Culture, Media and Sport Jonathan Stephens being grilled about Jeremy Hunt and his special advisor, I can only think that Sir Humphrey would have approved!

April 27, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Sponsored post: Passing the buck down the legal tree of life @ICLR

THE TOP OF THE TREE Judge to OldSmoothie: “Mr OldSmoothie, you and I have known each other many years and by now you should well know my preference for the official ICLR law reports. I’d never taken you for a dunce before but really, how long will it be until you learn such a simple […]

April 26, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Barrister Rubber Duck!

I’m loving the Barrister Rubber Duck which is available on amazon and also at Hammicks!

April 26, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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