Viewers of I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here the other night heard Hugo Taylor claim that his dad, SJ Berwin’s Tim Taylor QC, is a self-made man who ran a market stall selling flowers before he went into law.
Back in April, we reported that SJ Berwin’s Tim Taylor QC (pictured) had mentioned the possibility of making a lawyers’ version of the hit E4 reality show Made In Chelsea (in which his son, Hugo, stars). A month later, we were thrilled to see Taylor senior make a cameo appearance alongside Hugo in the third... Read more »
To date, one of the great tragedies of E4 reality show Made In Chelsea is the lack of any lawyer characters among its cast. (OK, so there’s Hugo’s dad, the SJ Berwin solicitor-advocate Tim Taylor QC, but he’s not really a cast member, having appeared in but one solitary scene.) It was, accordingly, with great... Read more »
The food (pictured below) was cold, the award presentations seemed to go on forever and event host Jason Manford looked like he’d rather have been anywhere else but the Grosvenor Hotel. Still, last night’s The Lawyer Awards provided some interesting insights into the legal profession’s soul.
With Legal Cheek editor Alex Aldridge on yet another foreign jolly, Bircham Dyson Bell lawyer Kevin Poulter takes up the podcast reins (yes, podcasts have reins) to deliver a moving soliloquy about his decade-long love affair with legal services. Well, that was the plan until former chair of the Association of Women Solicitors Dawn Dixon... Read more »
Made In Chelsea star Kimberley thought to have been axed from show for calling in her lawyers to edit out comments – Metro Q&A: Who are internet trolls - and how is the law changing? – BBC Evidence cuts are harming justice system, says defence barrister – Western Daily Press Prominent Iranian lawyer Sotoudeh meets... Read more »
There has been much excitement in the legal world about the fact that Made in Chelsea Hugo’s dad is SJ Berwin solicitor-advocate Tim Taylor QC. But few expected Dubai-based Tim to appear in the show. Last night, though, Hugo took his new girlfriend, Natalie, and an E4 camera crew, to meet his dad. For advocacy... Read more »
I've written previously of my love for E4's Made in Chelsea. But it seems that what I feel for the show is eclipsed by the passion it arouses in law professor Gary Slapper, who writes the weekly 'Weird Cases' column for The Times (£). Here's a small extract from the most recent of Slapper's now... Read more »
On Monday, I ran a story about the dad of Hugo from Made in Chelsea, who is SJ Berwin solicitor-advocate Tim Taylor QC. Judging by an interview Taylor senior did with his firm's in-house magazine, in which he boasted of his ability to balance a glass of Chablis on his forehead and drink it without... Read more »
E4 reality show Made in Chelsea is back tonight with its third series. This news makes me very happy because I LOVE Made in Chelsea! Why? Well, it may have something to do with the fact that it casts Britain’s elite in such an unflattering light... There is one character, though, who comes across as... Read more »
LPC student Cat Pond doesn't fancy joining the Sloanes, but what are the alternatives for a wannabe lawyer? Lawyers are victims of a huge array of stereotypes. The media perpetuates unrealistic depictions of, either, the downtrodden but crusading advocate facing up against impossible odds, or, the blood-sucking corporate lackey interested only in money. Meanwhile, jokes... Read more »