Archive for February, 2013

Top Ten Legal Profession Stories of 2012

Monday, February 18th, 2013 at 08:33

A short post to give a heads up to an excellent post by Laurel Terry on the Top Ten Legal Profession Stories of 2012 over at Legal Ethics Forum. The stories are: ABS go live in the UK The influence of the Troika Market liberalization in countries such as South Korea, Singapore and Malaysia Market […]






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I became an anthropologist in Middle Temple….

Friday, February 15th, 2013 at 12:32

Legal Cheek is running a series:   This is the latest post in the ‘If I knew then what I know now’ series, where leading members of the legal profession share their wisdom with the next generation of wannabes. It’s my turn this week and my piece is called I Became An Anthropologist In Middle […]






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This One Will Run and Run….(Cab Rank Rule)

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013 at 10:20

The Chair of the Bar Council, Maura McGowan QC (@MauraMcGowanQC), has written an open letter to the Criminal Bar Association in which she includes a paragraph on our Cab Rank Rule report. It makes good reading, especially in the light of Bertrand Russell’s Decalogue I mentioned in my last post. She says: The LSB has […]






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Sundays? Then Indulge in Brain Pickings

Sunday, February 3rd, 2013 at 16:01

  Every Sunday I receive an email from Brain Pickings, which is described thus Brain Pickings is a human-powered discovery engine for interestingness, a subjective lens on what matters in the world and why, bringing you things you didn’t know you were interested in — until you are. It is, of course, the brainchild of […]






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