Archive for December, 2016

Rookie error

Yesterday I was in Southend, the day before Bournemouth and today it was Brighton which sounds more like the itinerary of a stand up comedian than a baby barrister.  Though come to think of it, the wages are probably as paltry and the audience as humourless. Anyway, today my opponent was another pupil.  She opened […]

December 28, 2016 · Tim Kevan · One Comment
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My Lord

Went to court with OldSmoothie today.  He was in front of a judge with whom he had failed to get along since university days.  According to OldSmoothie it all happened “over a particularly strong-minded filly”.  According to Chambers gossip, he stole the judge’s girlfriend.  Whatever the details, there has been no love lost between them […]

December 21, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 5 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.

December 19, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Ushering

I won’t say what court I was in today.  To do so would probably trigger an investigation from the new Ministry of Justice.  The reason is simple.  One of the judges is having an affair with his usher and most of the barristers know about it.  But what’s unusual about this, you might ask?  The fact […]

December 14, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 4 Comments
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Ouch

UpTights received a call from a solicitor today.  Not just any solicitor but the senior partner at a massive firm which provides her with a lot of work.  However, it would be accurate to say that they have never quite seen eye to eye.  Legend has it that this has been since she spurned his […]

December 7, 2016 · Tim Kevan · 9 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.

December 5, 2016 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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