Archive for February, 2015

Weekend video: Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Q&A

February 28, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: The Law Machine by Marcel Berlins

Marcel Berlins, a former practising lawyer, has written several books and presented a number of television series, including The Law Machine. He presents ‘Law in Action’ on BBC Radio 4 and writes a weekly legal column in the Guardian. Clare Dyer, asolicitor, is legal correspondent of the Guardian and the British Medical Journal. Available from Amazon.

February 25, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Simples

‘Nothing’s ever simple any longer.’ It was OldSmoothie lamenting once again. ‘The bigger picture’s been lost forever and we’re all just buried in details and small print.’ ‘And whose fault do you think that is?’ asked BusyBody. ‘Of course, it’s got nothing to do with lawyers,’ added UpTights. ‘Clever commercial lawyers who draft terms and […]

February 24, 2015 · 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.

February 23, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Why you will fail to have a great career – Larry Smith

February 21, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Ford County by John Grisham

Gripping short stories from the No.1 bestselling author of the legal thriller. Worldwide No.1 bestseller John Grisham takes you into the heart of America’s Deep South with a collection of stories connected by the life and crimes of Ford County: a place of harsh beauty where broken dreams and final wishes converge. From a hard-drinking, […]

February 18, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Late payment

‘I received a cheque today for a case I did over twenty-five years ago.’ It was OldRuin and he was smiling as he told the story at chambers tea. ‘It was accompanied by this note from the senior partner of the firm of solicitors who sent it: “Dear OldRuin, I realise that even by the […]

February 17, 2015 · 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.

February 16, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend

February 14, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Letters to a Law Student: A Guide to Studying Law at University by Nicholas J McBride

Letters to a Law Student is the definitive guide to studying law at university. It is filled with advice to turn the potentially daunting task of studying law into an enjoyable and stimulating experience. Reading Letters to a Law Student will also help anyone considering studying law at university decide whether reading for a law […]

February 11, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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