Archive for October, 2012

How to spot a bad barrister

“I’ve never been quite sure what makes a good barrister,” said TheBusker. “But there’s one thing that’s never hard to spot – and that’s a bad one.” “Shame that solicitors or their clients don’t often realise,” said BusyBody. “That’s because solicitors rarely attend court and clients usually know no better,” said TheVamp. “Yes, it’s often […]

October 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 29th October 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 for […]

October 29, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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The legal money tree

“I’ve got to go to court today to hand in a consent order simply because the judge has insisted on our attendance,” moaned one of the pupils today. “What’s your problem with that?” said TheVamp. “Is this really what all my hard work at university and beyond has come to? A train journey to Chatham […]

October 25, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Doomsday for lawyers

“My son’s just got a place at university to read law,” said HeadofChambers proudly today. “Some future he’ll have,” said BusyBody. “I agree,” said TheVamp. “The law’s finished. At least in the way we know it.” “What on earth are you talking about,” said OldSmoothie. “I’ve heard this kind of doomsday talk time and again […]

October 21, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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