Yesterday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited Middle Temple, their first public outing since last month’s topless photo storm. There, the pair – who by putting their names to the 'Duke and Duchess of Cambridge BPTC scholarship' have amazingly managed to associate themselves with social mobility – were greeted by excited barristers-to-be.
When St Andrews University law student Rupert Finch pulled a hot first year called Kate Middleton back in 2001, he can have had scant inkling of the consequences that, years later, would flow from this act. Indeed, if the young lad – who is now a 33-year old in-house lawyer at chemicals company Johnson Matthey – had... Read more »
“What, no Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers?!” I bellowed after scanning Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. “No Sir Nicolas Bratza either, or Baroness Hale of Richmond, or even David Allen Green...” I continued, drawing some strange looks from the other men in the barbers’ waiting area, where I’d... Read more »