Archive for September, 2016

OldSoak

Claire and I had a drink with one of the more eccentric characters in chambers last night (and that’s saying something). ‘You know, you kids should all slow down’, he said.  ‘You’re all in far too much of a rush to be getting on these days.  It’s all work, work, work.  Careers advisers and goal-setting.  […]

September 28, 2016 · 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.

September 26, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Glasses

BusyBody was in chambers today. “Hi BabyB.  I’m back in court next week. How do you like my new deadly weapon?” “Sorry, I don’t know what you mean.” “My new glasses, silly.” “Oh. But I didn’t know you ever needed glasses before,” I answered, looking at the thick rimmed pair that now adorned her face. […]

September 21, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 3 Comments
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TheHampster

My opponent today was truly worse than I am in court and I have to admit that that’s saying something for most of my court appearances except those rare occasions when I somehow manage to luck out with a Busker impression or a judge getting the wrong end of the stick. But today, my opponent […]

September 14, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 2 Comments
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Just a small point

Today ClichéClanger my solicitor rang me “just to check a small point” about one of his cases. I always worry when a solicitor says that because it generally means two things. First, it is probably not a small point or they wouldn’t be ringing counsel in the first place. As OldSmoothie’s inverse rule as to sets […]

September 7, 2016 · 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.

September 5, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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