Archive for January, 2013

New terms of service for barristers

Interesting to see that solicitors are complaining about the new terms of service as being ‘biased’ to barristers. It reminds me just how ridiculous the old system was. As I understand it, barristers didn’t actually enter into contracts in the past but instead it had what is called an ‘honorarium’. Anyway, in reality what it meant […]

January 28, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons, 28th January 2013

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 […]

January 28, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Competitive strain injury

“I hate this profession,” said UpTights today. “I hate the hours, I hate the tedious work, I hate the travel, I hate that solicitors never pay us, I hate that we never get any control over our diaries, I hate the insecurity, I hate the back-biting and competition…” “Oh, here we go again,” said OldSmoothie. […]

January 16, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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