Posts Tagged: Lord Neuberger

Do As I Say Not As I Do Advocacy Training: Starring Lord Sumption

Last month we analysed the "smug smile" and poor posture which blight Lord Neuberger's delivery of judgments. But the UK Supreme Court president is not the only senior judicial figure whose advocacy style strays from Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) textbook norms... As you can see below, Lord Sumption is so fidgety that it appears... Read more »

What Supreme Court Justices Read In Their Spare Time…

Encouraging to see Private Eye making an appearance in the UK Supreme Court Justices' library. Disappointingly, though, Heat was nowhere to be seen. There's more on the Supreme Court this afternoon with an exclusive interview with Lord Neuberger's judicial assistant, who reveals what it's like to work for the president of the highest court in... Read more »

‘I’m Worried Having a Blog Could Repel Chambers’

King's College law student Yi Bin Woh reckons Lord Neuberger's recent warning to judges about the dangers of courting publicity applies to wannabe lawyers, too I won’t lie: I like blogging. Not blawging in the semi-journalistic sense. I’m referring to personal blogging. You see, I like the cathartic effect of writing with complete abandon. I... Read more »

Lord Neuberger Slams Judges For Appearing on MasterChef

Never upstage the boss. And that rule applies double when your boss is Master of the Rolls Lord Neuberger, who has publicly rounded on members of the judiciary for appearing on BBC show MasterChef when it filmed an episode in Middle Temple. Muscling his way back into the spotlight with a publicity-grabbing speech to Birmingham... Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Friday 17 February

Lord Neuberger: lawyer fees are "out of kilter" – The Telegraph Student sues law school – JD Journal Shearman takes 'appropriate action' against viral email trainee – The Lawyer Former barrister found stabbed to death – Braintree Chronicle