Andre Villas-Boas

GDL Route ‘Made Me a Damn Sight More Rounded Than If I Had Read An LLB’

OccupyTheInns backs Lord Sumption’s recent pro-GDL comments, and draws paralells between drug shame pupil Henry Mostyn and new Spurs manager André Villas-Boas After so much discussion recently about “accelerated” law degrees and legal apprenticeships, I was relieved to read over the weekend the ever-sensible Supreme Court Justice Lord Sumption standing up for the liberal arts… Read more »

Does Chelsea’s City Lawyer Chairman Know What He’s Doing?

Meet Bruce Buck (pictured left), the Chelsea FC chairman, member of Roman Abramovich’s inner circle, and London managing partner of giant US law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. During his journey to the pinnacle of law, Buck has traded heavily on his reputation for being hard-headed, and even curmudgeonly. “Nothing is a natural… Read more »