Archive for April, 2014

Book recommendation: Identical by Scott Turow

Two families entangled in a long and complex history of love and deceit . . . Twenty five years ago, after a society picnic held by businessman and politician Zeus Kronon, Zeus’ headstrong daughter Dita was found murdered. Her boyfriend, Cass Gianis, confessed to the crime. Now Cass has been released from prison into the […]

April 30, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Those pesky solicitors

“They should never have let solicitors into court,” said OldSmoothie today. “I think you’ll find they were always allowed in, just not to speak,” said BusyBody. “Yes, well, even having them sitting behind poking you in the back was bad enough. But actually standing up and talking the walk as some of them call it, […]

April 29, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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The Importance of Email Security and IT support for Law Firms

Brought to you by our friends at Perform IT  IT support and email security are crucial components of law firm activity. Changes in law legislations and the economic downturn mean that today’s law firms face various challenges, and one of the main considerations that have to face is how to cut costs without losing out […]

April 28, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

April 28, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: House of Cards, Season 2

April 26, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: The Verdict by Nick Stone

Terry Flynt is a struggling legal clerk, desperately trying to get promoted. And then he is given the biggest opportunity of his career: to help defend a millionaire accused of murdering a woman in his hotel suite. The only problem is that the accused man, Vernon James, turns out to be not only someone he knows, […]

April 23, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Put out to pasture

“Ah, Mr Wheaton,” said HeadClerk today. “I have a possession hearing for you in Lambeth.” There was silence in the clerks room as the other barristers passing through took in the full implications of what was being said. The aged John Wheaton looked distraught. You could tell that something very serious had just been indicated […]

April 22, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Monday morning with Alex Williams’ cartoons

This cartoon is by Alex Williams who draws the Queen’s Counsel cartoons for The Times and in numerous books including The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus. He offers almost all of his cartoons for sale at £120 for originals and £40 for copies and they can be obtained from this email info@qccartoon.com.

April 21, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: An Interview with John Grisham about Sycamore Row

April 19, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Spring Forward in Your Career

Brought to you by our friends at the Sellick Partnership Friday 21st March sees a new season arriving and the country saying goodbye to a cold, wet winter. Although it can be tempting to forget all of the career analysis you’ve been doing on the dreary commute home and replace it with weekends in the […]

April 16, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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