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Why I want to become a barrister

Growing up I’ve always had a lack for arguing, or in it’s more formal term, oral advocacy. Now I’m sure many of us use to argue about one thing or another as young children but I kid you not, I was on another level. 191 more words


Tax Refunds for Ship / Boat Owners - Norway

Tax fans rejoice! Boat / ship owners in Norway will now be able to claim tax refunds through a state aid scheme thanks to approval by the European Free Trade Association Surveillance (EFTA Surv) Authority. 20 more words

Tax And Accounting News

Life at the Bar - The Lemsip Rapists 2

At the start of the trial, the QC representing the older man and the QC leading me for the younger one made applications to sever the trial. 535 more words


The Barrister

A portrait of top Queensland defence barrister Sarah Thompson I randomly snapped outside the Southport Courthouse on the Gold Coast. Queensland, Australia. 


Life at the Bar - The Lemsip Rapists part 1

Sometimes a case can seem so bizarre that no writer could ever invent such a script. The pair described in the press as the Lemsip rapists were just such characters. 519 more words


The Man Who Raised The Tricolour Over the GPO in 1916

Gearóid O’Sullivan was a teacher, Irish language scholar, high-ranking army officer, barrister and a TD from 1927 to 1937. He had the honour of raising the Tricolour over the GPO as fighting raged the streets of Dublin during the 1916 Easter Rising. 44 more words

Irish History

Life at the Bar - Paying the Price

Sitting in a Magistrates Court waiting for your case to come on can be very entertaining. I was doing just that at Bow Street  Magistrates Court when a man was brought before the Stipendiary Magistrate for an offence of indecent behaviour in a Royal Park. 321 more words