Archive for November, 2012

Book Recommendation: How the Law Works by Gary Slapper

How the Law Works is a refreshingly clear and reliable guide to today’s legal system. Offering interesting and comprehensive coverage, it makes sense of all the curious features of the law in day to day life and in current affairs. Explaining the law and legal jargon in plain English, it provides an accessible entry point […]

November 28, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 26th November 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 […]

November 26, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Sir Ken Robinson: Do Schools Kill Creativity?

November 24, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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‘Bleak Expectations’ by Mark Evans – truly as funny as it gets! @iammarkevans

Okay, I’m going to push the boat out here and start off by saying that this book is as far as I’m concerned truly as funny as it gets. It comes off the back of a brilliant radio show which has already aired with the same name for several series on BBC Radio 4 and […]

November 22, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Sponsored post: How to avoid disputes over inheritance estates

When a close family member dies, the grief can be debilitating. There are few, if any, more emotionally difficult times than when a parent, grandparent, sibling or child passes away. It’s really no surprise that at this time, when the materialism of an inheritance is juxtaposed with the grief of mourning, previously solid families can […]

November 22, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University by Nicholas J McBride

Letters to a Law Student relays all that a prospective law student needs to know before embarking on their studies. It provides a useful guide to those considering a law degree or conversion course and helps students prepare for what can be a daunting first year of study.           Available from […]

November 21, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Field Fisher Waterhouse and Osborne Clarke abandon talks over £200m merger

Brought to you by our friends at Osborne Clarke Despite on-going talks taking place, Osborne Clarke and Field Fisher Waterhouse have confirmed that the potential merger between the two firms is no longer considered to be viable and will not be going ahead. Relationships between the firms remain amicable with both sides citing a difference […]

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

November 19, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Silk BBC

November 17, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: The Casual Vacancy by J. K. Rowling

When Barry Fairbrother dies in his early forties, the town of Pagford is left in shock. Pagford is, seemingly, an English idyll, with a cobbled market square and an ancient abbey, but what lies behind the pretty facade is a town at war. Rich at war with poor, teenagers at war with their parents, wives […]

November 14, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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