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The 16 most amusing Queen’s Counsel cartoons ever

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As The Times’ Queen’s Counsel cartoon turns 20 — and marks its anniversary with a new book — the barrister-turned-cartoonist behind it, Alex Williams, picks his 16 favourite cartoons from the series exclusively for Legal Cheek.

1. A…solicitor?!

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2. The purpose of litigation

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3. No yes-men

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4. “It really is as simple as that, Mr Sprocket”

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5. Business development

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6. “It’s really very frustrating, Mr Sprocket”

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7. Lawyers: making unhappy marriages seem quite appealing

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8. “Bye mum”

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9. Judge ponders the big issues.

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10. Career progression by stealth

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11. “I love being a lawyer, apart from…”

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12. How to bribe a judge

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13. The travails of Mr Sprocket continue

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14. Squatter’s rights

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15. Getting away from it all

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16. “Individuality”

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‘The Queen’s Counsel Lawyer’s Omnibus: 20 Years of Cartoons from The Times 1993-2013’ is available from Amazon and costs £9.99.

There’s more from Alex Williams tomorrow in the ‘If I knew then what I know now’ column, as he explains why he quit the law to become a cartoonist and illustrator.