Archive for February, 2009

Legal Blogging

Tuesday, February 24th, 2009 at 12:54

(Eric twitters by Purplime) If you are looking for an online source that aggregates blogs, law reports, legal magazines, journals and more, then you should check out Insite Law Magazine Netvibe (sponsored by Wildy & Sons). It’s run by the tireless blogger, Charon QC, and notable twitterer. He writes, he interviews, he podcasts. I recommend […]






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Thomas the Tank Engine

Friday, February 20th, 2009 at 11:42

(Thomas the Tank Engine) Do you ever get the feeling that Thomas the Tank engine is a smug bastard? He and the Fat Controller are out to shake you down. They think a cute smile will make you pleased at paying twice the fares the French passengers do. I had to go to Leeds this […]






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Vultures and the Obama Rescue Package

Thursday, February 12th, 2009 at 16:19

The New York Times is predicting the return of the vulture investors with the passing of President Obama’s rescue package. But no one is quite sure. I’ve written extensively on vulture funds who invest/buy distressed debt. (The link here will lead you to at least another six posts and papers.) Vultures want to buy debt […]






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Bitter Lawyer Interviews Deidre Dare

Thursday, February 12th, 2009 at 10:47

Bitter Lawyer interviews the recently sacked Allen & Overy Moscow lawyer, Deidre Dare. She is now writing for the Moscow News and continuing her fiction writing. And her case for unfair dismissal against Allen & Overy continues.






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The Perils of Women in Law

Thursday, February 5th, 2009 at 13:32

I am writing a paper about women in law. A lot of it is as one would expect, high attrition rates: low promotion rates, and pretty awful retention rates.Then along comes Allen & Overy’s suppression and sacking of Deidre Clark, a lawyer in their Moscow office. Her offence is to write mildly erotic fiction on […]






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