Archive for January, 2017

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

January 30, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Procuring work

“It’s about time we organised a lavish chambers party,” said Slick today. “Yes, because everyone knows that free champagne is the most cost-effective way of getting them to give you work,” said TheVamp sarcastically. “Exactly,” said Slick without a hint of irony. “In my last chambers we always budgeted for two bottles of the finest vintage […]

January 25, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Not a penny more

Old Smoothie popped round to UpTights’ room yesterday.  They have a case listed against each other next week and he wanted to try and settle it early.  OldSmoothie is for a mother who was knocked over by a drunk driver and seriously injured. “The Clerks tell me we’re against each other next week,” said OldSmoothie. […]

January 18, 2017 · Tim Kevan · 7 Comments
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Apparently there was an opera singer dining on High Table in Gray’s Inn Hall last night.  The diva surrounded by some of the country’s most distinguished barristers and judges. “Doesn’t open her mouth for less than £20,000 apparently,”  HeadOfChambers reported at tea this afternoon. “She was in good company then,” OldSmoothie piped up.

January 11, 2017 · Tim Kevan · 2 Comments
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Protecting Yourself From Online Fraud in 2017

Consideration has been given for the editing and publishing of this post As compensation claims from victims of online fraud continue to flood lawyers’ offices around the world, consumers are still underprepared to protect themselves from online fraud in the first place. It is much more difficult to recover a stolen identity or personal funds […]

January 9, 2017 · Tim Kevan · Comments Closed
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Today I looked into another courtroom and spotted TheBusker.  He always seems particularly relaxed, almost to the point of seeming a little spaced on occasion.  Today was no exception and this was exacerbated by the fact that he was against TheCreep.  Never could there have been two such different styles.  It was a building dispute and […]

January 4, 2017 · Tim Kevan · 15 Comments
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