Archive for August, 2013

What To Expect From A Criminal Defence Procedure

Brought to you by our friends at Broadbents Solicitors Criminal law cases are designed to be a fair, unbiased and complete investigation into criminal allegations. Justice is always sought after and it is the role and responsibility of all involved to ensure that this is never compromised. Understandably, if you are involved or awaiting involvement […]

August 28, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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What To Consider Looking To Sell Your Business

Brought to you by our friends at Jobsons Solicitors As the economy continues to slowly repair itself, the good news for businesses everywhere is that at last the appetites of buyers is beginning to re-awaken. From sales and purchases to shares and assets, selling your business is a little more than simply finding the right […]

August 28, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,26th August 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 […]

August 26, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: Rose Heilbron: The Story of England’s First Woman Queen’s Counsel and Judge

Rose Heilbron QC (later Dame Rose Heilbron), was an English barrister, who became a world famous icon of the 1950s and 1960s. She was one of the two first women King’s Counsel (later Queen’s Counsel) in 1949 and the first woman Judge in England in 1956 when she became Recorder of Burnley. This biography, written […]

August 21, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Elephant test

‘Where’s the line between chatting to your client before court and coaching them?’ asked a pupil today in the clerks’ room. ‘Just don’t start giving them any answers,’ said TheVamp. ‘But if you suggest they read a witness statement that you know has been carefully drafted by the solicitor, aren’t you already doing that?’ he […]

August 20, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons,19th August 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 […]

August 19, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Weekend Video: Seth Godin: How to get your ideas to spread

August 17, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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The legalities of divorce

Brought to you by our friends at Birketts Solicitors Going through a divorce is a difficult and emotional time but the various legalities you must go through can make this even more complicated. From dividing assets to organising finances and determining custody for any children, there are countless legal areas to consider. As such, it […]

August 14, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book Recommendation: The Shawshank Redemption

A Stephen King novel telling of unfair imprisonment and escape. Available from Amazon

August 14, 2013 · babybarista · Comments Closed
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Equity’s darling

I was against a third six pupil barrister yesterday who really didn’t seem to be with it at all. It was a small property dispute and the following sums it up.‘Do you come to court with clean hands?’ asked the judge. ‘Er…’ The pupil looked non-plussed and brought his hands up first towards his face […]

August 13, 2013 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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