Archive for October, 2015

Weekend video: Kimberley Motley: How I defend the rule of law

October 31, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Number of civil partnerships fell between 2013 and 2014

Consideration has been paid for the editing and publishing of this post For specialist family lawyers it might be of interest to note that the Office for National Statistics has now provided figures for the number of civil partnerships in 2014. They show that whilst there were 5,646 civil partnerships in 2013, this fell to 1,683 […]

October 30, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Squeezing the Orange by Henry Blofeld

The quintessentially English cricket commentator, writer, oenophile, bon viveur, collector and national treasure, fondly known as “Blowers”, tells his riveting life story. Born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge, Henry Calthorpe Blofeld OBE, nicknamed “Blowers” by the late Brian Johnston, is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC […]

October 28, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Skeleton arguments

I’m off to watch TheBusker in court tomorrow since I have to say that my occasional visits are teaching me more about courtroom tactics than ever anything I learnt from my wonderful pupilmasters. Then again, TheBoss and Uptights were to say the least, a rum bunch. Anyway, the reason for going is that there is certain […]

October 27, 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.

October 26, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Keep Making a Ruckus – Seth Godin

October 24, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Rogue Lawyer by John Grisham

I’m not a typical lawyer. I don’t maintain a pretty office filled with mahogany and leather. I don’t belong to a big firm, prestigious or otherwise. I don’t do good works through the bar association. I’m a lone gunman, a rogue who fights bad systems and hates injustice . . . Sebastian Rudd takes the […]

October 21, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Bideford Bar

I was against one of the most pompous and self-important barristers I’ve ever met today (which is saying something). It was a very small personal injury action in which a fisherman was claiming for whiplash as a result of a Russian registered boat having accidentally knocked his own boat. If there was any doubt as […]

October 20, 2015 · Tim Kevan · One Comment
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Daniel Warner Weighs In On The Future of Defamation

Brought to you by our friends at Kelly / Warner Law PLLC The internet is a rock tumbler of culture. Ideas and opinions are expressed ad nauseum, and there seems to be no limit to how tedious or rude communications are allowed to be. Because there is no governing body within the internet itself, individual […]

October 19, 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.

October 19, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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