Archive for May, 2014

Bullying at court

“Sometimes, young man, you simply have to bully your opponent. Never forget to have that option on your back pocket.” It was OldSmoothie giving a lecture to one of the pupils today. “I hardly think that’s the sort of thing you should be advising,” said BusyBody. “That’s a bit rich coming from the Robing Room […]

May 27, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Settlement city

“I just love it when insurers settle at the door of court,” said SlipperySlope on a visit to chambers today. “Yes, not only do we get the day off,” said OldSmoothie, “but we’re also rewarded with double fees for having taken such a huge risk in bringing a case to trial.” “Even though the reality […]

May 20, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Wine is fine

“Did you see the article a while back which suggested that 15-24% of lawyers will suffer from alcoholism during their careers?” It was BusyBody in earnest. “Down on when I was a pupil,” said OldSmoothie. “The kids of today I suppose. All working too hard.” “Yes, in my day you either kept up with your […]

May 6, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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