On Tuesday, we relayed the extraordinary news that 18 Red Lion Court veteran Anthony Arlidge QC, 75, had left his partner of 12 years, judge and barrister Constance Briscoe, for a 27 year-old wannabe barrister called ‘Heather’. We can reveal the identity of Heather below...
In his recently relinquished role of Master of Entertainments at Middle Temple, Anthony Arlidge QC was able to "illuminate for...the student body the sheer magic of music, dance, theatre and history." Perhaps this capacity explains how the veteran 18 Red Lion Court barrister managed to pull a 27-year old Bar wannabe called "Heather", for whom... Read more »
“Can she legitimately claim to be left-wing when she’s married to a banker,” I found myself wondering the other day as I listened to a legal aid lawyer tell me of her horror at the impending funding cuts. Certainly, she enjoys the benefits of her husband’s fat salary. And it was bankers, let’s not forget,... Read more »
"What first attracted you to short, balding millionaire Paul Daniels?" Mrs Merton once memorably asked the dancer Debbie McGee. Similar questions are being put to Anna Chapman (pictured left), the glamorous 30-year old Russian arrested for espionage in 2010, after it emerged that she was romantically involved with the rather less glamorous John Altorelli (pictured... Read more »
At a loose end on Valentine's Day, Alex Aldridge signs up to several websites aimed specifically at members of the legal profession who are looking for love Single? Find yourself attracted to like-minded people? Well, you’re probably already on one of the niche lawyer dating websites which keep appearing. For those who aren’t, I joined... Read more »
Dear Auntie Em, I read with great interest your piece dated 6 February, 'Barrister, 40: How I Netted Stunner, 25'. As it happens, I'm 40 myself, a barrister, and, since the breakdown of my relationship two years ago, single. Despite re-reading the aforementioned article a number of times, I'm still not clear how the barrister... Read more »
It began in turquoise waters off Hapuna Beach in Maui. David Wilman, an employed barrister at SJ Berwin, was splashing around trying to forget his daily City grind when he struck up a conversation with Catie Williams, a glamorous young marketing professional from Canada. “Just as I was getting out of the water, she told... Read more »