Archive for July, 2012

Sponsored post: In the dock for failing to use @TheICLR

I had a terrible dream last night in which I was standing in the dock in my wig and gown and looking up at a terrifying judge (I won’t mention who he was) as he boomed down his judgment from on high. “BabyBarista, you have been found guilty of the heinous crime of failing to […]

July 31, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Legally Branded by Shireen Smith

I recently received an advance copy of a book called Legally Branded by Shireen Smith which is an excellent introduction both to branding and brand promotion and also to the law which surrounds it. There are sections on owning the copyright in your logo and on trade mark registration, topics which are becoming increasingly relevant in […]

July 31, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Sponsored post: Homeowners Should Extend Their Lease

Homeowners should always be careful with their homes. From the very little details to the major ones, everything is utterly important. It is clear that when you are leasing your home, you should never forget to bear in mind the crucial aspects of your lease contract. If you don’t do anything about this subject, then […]

July 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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The lawyer in your head

“Sometimes I hate being a lawyer,” said UpTights. “Sometimes?” smiled TheVamp. “That’s not fair. You love it, you hate it. But what I really can’t stand is when the little lawyer in your head starts crying blue murder just because you’ve spotted an inconsistency in what someone has just said to you.” “I know what […]

July 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 30th July 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 his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 […]

July 30, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Susan Greenfield on Storytelling

July 28, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Fast-track injustice

“I see the government’s talking about introducing fast-track justice,” said OldSmoothie today. “Fast-track injustice more like,” said BusyBody. “Yes, in my experience speedy justice is a contradiction in terms,” said HeadofChambers. “Just like secret justice,” said BusyBody. “Sounds like something straight out of Kafka.” “Enough to make Lady Justice weep,” said OldSmoothie. “The whole point […]

July 25, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: Defending the Guilty by Alex McBride

  Every day, criminal barrister Alex McBride stands up in court and attempts to save people from conviction, prison, even a lifetime behind bars. Sometimes it’s a hopeless case. Sometimes he has the chance to right a wrong. But mostly his clients are just plain guilty. In Defending the Guilty, McBride takes us behind the scenes […]

July 25, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 23rd July 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 […]

July 23, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: The Pleasure of Finding Things Out by Richard Feynman

July 21, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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