Archive for May, 2014

Weekend video: David Christian – The History of our World in 18 minutes

May 31, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Fracking and the Legal Challenges: What the UK Can Learn From US Precedents and Practices

Brought to you by our friends at Vannin Capital PCC Limited As energy becomes more expensive, alternative energy sources like shale gas have become important political topics in the UK. The UK’s shale gas industry is growing, but it remains many years behind the large fracking industry in North America. As Britain’s political, industrial and […]

May 30, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: A Certain Justice by PD James

Venetia Aldridge QC is a distinguished barrister. When she agrees to defend Garry Ashe, accused of the brutal murder of his aunt, it is one more opportunity to triumph in her career as a criminal lawyer. But just four weeks later, Miss Aldridge is found dead. Commander Adam Dalgliesh, called in to investigate, finds motives […]

May 28, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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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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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.

May 26, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: An Interview with Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss: Sherlock Season 3

May 24, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus by Alex Williams

In 1993 the Queen’s Counsel cartoon strip first appeared in the law pages of The Times. The authors were Alex Williams and Graham Defries, two young lawyers determined to make fun of the legal profession even as they attempted to climb its greasy pole. The strip soon settled on a handful of key characters: Sir […]

May 21, 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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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.

May 19, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: David Kelley – How to Build Your Creative Confidence

May 17, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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