Archive for November, 2015

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.

November 30, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Alain de Botton: Status Anxiety

November 28, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: The Crossing (Harry Bosch 20) by Michael Connelly

Six months ago, Harry Bosch left the LAPD before they could fire him, and then hired maverick Defense Attorney Mickey Haller to sue the department for forcing him out. Although it wasn’t the way he wanted to go, Harry has to admit that being out of the game has its benefits. Until Mickey asks him […]

November 25, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Animal magic

TheBusker’s dog Leading Counsel was in chambers again yesterday afternoon and he was showing off his new tricks. “I’m preparing him for coming along to court and assisting me as a visual aid,” he said. “I’m only going to wheel him out for the hopeless cases since I don’t think it would be fair on […]

November 24, 2015 · Tim Kevan · 2 Comments
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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.

November 23, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: Alan Siegel: Let’s simplify legal jargon!

November 21, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Book recommendation: Animal QC : My Preposterous Life by Gary Bell

GARY BELL QC appears to be a pillar of the Establishment – one of Britain’s leading lawyers, with his own BBC TV show, an entry in Who’s Who, and a wife whose family are listed in Burke’s Landed Gentry. But beneath the horsehair wig and silk gown is a very unusual barrister indeed – and […]

November 18, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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To be honest

One of the pupils was asked a question at chambers tea on Friday and began his answer with: “To be honest…” HeadofChambers immediately interrupted him with: “Young man, ‘to be honest’ is what a criminal says in the witness box. What a lawyer should say is ‘to be frank.’”

November 17, 2015 · Tim Kevan · 3 Comments
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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.

November 16, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Weekend video: How to Build Your Creative Confidence | David Kelley | TED Talks

November 14, 2015 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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