Who (or what) is a lawyer?

I’m not having an existential crisis (well, no more than usual), but this relates to the news story from today  that Ian Brady’s mental health advocate has been arrested on suspicion of ‘preventing a lawful burial’ by failing to disclose where one of Brady’s victims is buried. I’m not going to talk about the case,…

Why the Bar should pipe down about referral fees

Referral Fees are in the news again, or at least on twitter, with John Cooper starting a ‘grassroots campaign’ against them. I’ll say straight off that I’m against referral fees, I’ve never paid a referral fee (or taken any for that matter) and don’t intend to in the future. My view is that they are…