Hugh Wotherspoon, the solicitor found guilty last month of groping a woman on the Edinburgh-London National Express, has been placed on the sex offenders’ register for five years. The 54 year-old married father of two, who quit his job at City IP boutique Ladas & Parry following his conviction, has also been handed a three-year... Read more »
Offering your seat to somebody else on the train is, from my experience, as likely to upset/annoy them as it is to make them happy. What if that baby bump is a pot belly? Or that old person is exceptionally proud of their level of physical fitness? 69 year-old Bar Standards Board (BSB) chair Baroness... Read more »
There was a time, before the financial crisis struck, when City lawyers travelled by plane. Alas, it is no longer. Nowadays, they take the National Express – a fact evidenced by the strange, strange case of Ladas & Parry solicitor Hugh Wotherspoon...
Editorial note: Former Halliwells trainee Marc Piano knows a thing or two about handling stress, as he explained last month when he charted his experiences of the now defunct law firm’s collapse. These days Marc is practising Buddhism in south east Asian monasteries. From Myanmar, he brings Britain’s stressed-out lawyers some tips on how to... Read more »