Archive for November, 2016


Had the most annoying solicitor in the world on the phone today, a woman whose name can only be CheapSkate.  She’s renowned throughout chambers though her real nickname is somewhat ruder.  Anyway, CheapSkate makes a habit of preying on the baby bar and prides herself on not paying for a single advice.  The only reason […]

November 30, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 3 Comments
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Like a bride’s nightie

UpTights and OldSmoothie were against each other one more time today.  As always, UpTights couldn’t help reacting to OldSmoothie’s jibes and was constantly interrupting him.  Eventually OldSmoothie reacted with the following, “I’m sorry, your Honour, but my learned friend has been up and down more times than a bride’s nightie.” The judge seemed somewhat distracted […]

November 23, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 3 Comments
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Went out for a drink last night with a friend from college who is now working for a very posh city solicitors firm.  Somewhat gratified to hear that their standards are no higher than the ditch that is personal injury law. ‘It’s easy BabyB.  Our target is 2,400 hours a year and I had already […]

November 9, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 5 Comments
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Had a fraud case this morning.  It’s incredible how much of a brass neck some people can have in the face of insurmountable evidence against them.  Absolutely playing to type.  Deep steady well-spoken voice with a slightly dishevelled kind of ex-military demeanour.  Upper-middle class boy done bad.  Kicked out of school at sixteen and then […]

November 2, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 2 Comments
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