Archive for July, 2012

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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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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Dirty tricks at court

TheCreep was fuming as he arrived back into chambers today. “I don’t believe it,” he said. “I thought I’d joined an honourable profession but today I seriously began to doubt that that was the case.” “Honourable? Lawyers?” said OldSmoothie. “Greedy, tricky, maybe. But honourable, really?” “Has someone been bullying you again MrCweepyWeepy,” teased TheVamp. “It […]

July 16, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Higgs boson for lawyers

“Don’t you just love all this chat about the Higgs boson particle?” said TheBusker today. “Apparently, it’s the invisible glue which keeps the whole universe together,” said TheCreep. “I’d say that the invisible glue which keeps the whole universe together is in fact the legalese dreamt up by our esteemed profession,” said UpTights. “Yes, a […]

July 13, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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I love the law

“I love the law,” said UpTights today. “Makes me skip to work in the morning. Gives meaning to my life. Colour to my soul. Feeds me from the first to the last. You know, without the law, I am nothing.” “You might joke,” said OldSmoothie. “But it’s what you do so just get over yourself.” […]

July 9, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Tall poppy syndrome

TheCreep strode into chambers today and with a wave of his arm declared, “My problem is that I’ve always suffered from tall poppy syndrome.” “What even though you’re far from being either tall or a poppy?” said BusyBody. “That’s exactly my point,” said TheCreep. “All these snide remarks and back-biting. They’re actually just jealousy because […]

July 2, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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