Archive for December, 2012

Sponsored post: Introducing LiggerLawyer @ICLR

“Have you ever come across a young barrister who seemed to crash every drinks party in the whole of EC4 this Christmas season,” asked BusyBody today. “Ah, so you’ve met LiggerLawyer,” smiled TheVamp. “She’s like the worst kind of Z-list celebrity who would go along to the opening of a briefcase if she’d been invited […]

December 31, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 31st December 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 […]

December 31, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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ICLR Encounters 3 – Tim Kevan, Gary Slapper & Alex Williams @TheICLR

December 30, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book review: ‘A Game of Proof’ by Tim Vicary

Heads up for a top class British legal thriller called A Game of Proof by Tim Vicary. It’s the first in a series of novels which follows barrister Sarah Newby and in my view puts the author up there with his American counterparts John Grisham, Scott Turrow and Michael Connolly. Right from the start it had me […]

December 29, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Ken Robinson on Passion

December 29, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Serena Frome, the beautiful daughter of an Anglican bishop, has a brief affair with an older man during her final year at Cambridge, and finds herself being groomed for the intelligence services. The year is 1972. Britain, confronting economic disaster, is being torn apart by industrial unrest and terrorism and faces its fifth state of […]

December 26, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 24th December 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 […]

December 24, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Bringing the profession into disrepute

“I’ve just had a threatening letter today from a con man of a builder who caused all sorts of damage to my house a few months ago,” said OldSmoothie. “What did it say?” asked TheVamp. “It accused me of bringing, and I quote, ‘the honourable and esteemed profession of the Bar into disrepute’,” he said. […]

December 22, 2012 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Meet the Writers – John Grisham

December 22, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: Tarka the Otter by Henry Williamson

The classic story of an otter living in the Devonshire countryside which captures the feel of life in the wild as seen through the otter’s own eyes.       Available from Amazon

December 19, 2012 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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