Archive for July, 2014

Big wigs, law suits and custard

“My client today was quite a bigwig in the music industry by all accounts,” said BusyBody at chambers tea. “I love the idea of bigwigs,” said TheBusker. “I’ve always imagined these very important people walking around with huge over-sized barrister wigs on their heads which reach down as far as their ankles. Just kind of […]

July 29, 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.

July 28, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Pupil pretensions

“You gotta love it,” said TheBusker. “Pupils and their little airs and graces. It’s almost as if the less important the barrister the more pompous they can be.” “That’s certainly the case for OldSmoothie,” said BusyBody. “So what have they been up to today?” asked TheVamp. “I overheard one chastising another for not tying the […]

July 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.

July 21, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Hearing voices

“My opponent’s voice completely changed when he went into court today,” said TheVamp. “One minute, he was negotiating all down to earth and normal and then suddenly…” “His voice flew to the back of his throat?” said TheBusker. “Yes. As if on entering the court he suddenly felt the need to sound posh.” “I’ve had […]

July 8, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Glamping barristers

“I’m just back from living it large at Glastonbury,” said OldSmoothie the other day at tea. The younger members of chambers winced at his turn of phrase. “The end of cool as we know it,” said TheVamp. “It’s worse than that,” said BusyBody. “Apparently TheCreep had also hired a couple of yurts in order to […]

July 1, 2014 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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