Archive for September, 2013

Malodorous Regulation and Why It Should Be Reformed….

Saturday, September 21st, 2013 at 19:06

(Thanks to Ben Whishaw in Perfume) I was asked to provide a comment on Dave Edmonds call for a single regulator for legal services by the Solicitors Journal. This is what I said (only you get an extra video in this version): During a recent TEDx talk in Sydney a UNSW law lecturer friend of mine, […]






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Memories of when I started training at London Fields Fitness with Katy…

Sunday, September 15th, 2013 at 14:35

Katy MacKay (@Katytrainer) was my trainer for 18 months at London Fields Fitness. Sadly, our crazy immigration laws have meant she’s had to return to Australia. I, and a large number of others, really miss her.   She introduced me, with complete shock and awe, to Kettle Bells, which one swings maniacally while madly grimacing. […]






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The Missing Middle in Legal Education

Thursday, September 12th, 2013 at 13:42

The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law School has just started a new blog called “lawschoolvibe“. For those that have sat through a course of mine on the legal profession will immediately recognize that as the key moment in modern jurisprudence when Dennis Denuto, in The Castle, is called on by the judge to specify […]






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Different Types of Revolutionary Legal Organizations….

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 at 15:46

(thanks to Chicago Socialists) In the wake of the Legal Services Act 2007 we have been focused on the new Alternative Business Structures almost to the exclusion of other new legal organizations. This came to mind when reading The Lawyer’s feature on the legal landscape in 2018. At the end of its article there are a […]






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2018: New Roles to Revolutionize Training…

Monday, September 2nd, 2013 at 10:21

(Thanks to museum 2.0) According to Nina Simon, who created the image above, revolution is not ever-increasing circles but a dramatic shift in the centre of the circle. So, in the spirit of revolution I have participated in The Lawyer‘s series on 2018: A Window into the Future.  I was interviewed for the article, 2018: […]






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