COVID REPEATS: THE WHOLE SERIES IN ONE PLACE

There are 50 posts in this series.  They represent a personal choice of the 3,614 posts on this blog over the past seven years.

COVID REPEATS (1): THE (ALMOST) COMPLETE GUIDE FOR ASPIRANT AND NEW LAWYERS – FROM TWITTER

COVID REPEATS 2: DEADLINES AND PROCRASTINATION: HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH IT?

COVID REPEATS 3: WHAT THEY DON’T TEACH YOU AT LAW SCHOOL (1)

COVID REPEATS 4: WHAT THEY DON’T TEACH YOU AT LAW SCHOOL 2

COVID REPEATS 5: WHAT THEY DON’T TEACH YOU AT LAW SCHOOL 3: SURVIVE AND THRIVE

COVID REPEATS 6: WHAT THEY DON’T TEACH YOU AT LAW SCHOOL 4: OWNING AND FIXING YOUR MISTAKES

COVID REPEATS 7: WHAT THEY DON’T TEACH YOU AT LAW SCHOOL V: WEAR SUNSCREEN & HAVE A PLAN

COVID REPEATS 8: “NEVER WRITE ANYTHING DOWN THAT YOU WOULDN’T WANT READ OUT IN OPEN COURT”

COVID REPEATS 9: A LOT OF WISDOM ABOUT LEGAL PRACTICE FROM A LOT OF PEOPLE

COVID REPEATS 10: DON’T MAKE THE MISTAKE OF THINKING A JUDGE IS THE USHER: MORE ADVICE FROM MORE WISE PEOPLE

COVID REPEATS 11: IF THEY SAY IT WILL BE “GOOD EXPERIENCE FOR YOU” – WATCH OUT…

COVID REPEATS 12: THINGS LAWYERS DO TO ANNOY JUDGES: “EVERY PIECE OF PAPER THAT LEAVES YOUR OFFICE IS AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR YOU AND YOUR LAW FIRM”

COVID REPEATS 13: “CLOSING ARGUMENT WAS … AND EYE-GLAZING, BUM-NUMBING, DISC-HERNIATING TOTAL OF 662 PAGES”

COVID REPEATS 14: REVIEW OF “MAY IT PLEASE YOU MADAM”: “THE FIFTH DEFENDANT IS A CAT…”

COVID REPEATS 15: MISSIVES FROM THE BENCH: “THAT ONE’S HALF BLIND AND HALF DEAF – I CALL HIM THE COURT OF APPEAL”

COVID REPEATS 16: THE DOG THAT GOT A BETTER MASTER’S DEGREE THAN A WITNESS (WHEN WITNESSES DIG REALLY DEEP HOLES FOR THEMSELVES)

COVID REPEATS 17: SEDLEY’S LAW OF DOCUMENTS

COVID REPEATS 18: “BEHIND THE DIFFIDENT SMILE OF THE SHYEST JUNIOR IS A CONCEIT OF NAPOLEONIC PROPORTIONS”

COVID REPEATS 19: THOSE ADVOCATES WHO ARE GOING TO HELL (AND NOT BECAUSE THEY ARE THE DEVIL’S ADVOCATES)

COVID REPEATS 20: CIVIL LITIGATION BRIEF 26 YEARS AGO: PROCEDURAL DEVELOPMENT IN 1994

COVID REPEATS 21: OPENING LINES OF JUDGMENTS (WITH SOME NEW ONES THROWN IN): BJORN AGAIN

COVID REPEATS 22: DRESSING FOR COURT: NO RIPPED JEANS, BUT NO TOP HAT, TAILS AND SPATS EITHER

COVID REPEATS 23: A CHEERFUL POST FOR THE WEEKEND: THE GOOD STUFF ABOUT BEING A LITIGATOR – FROM NICE LAWYERS

COVID REPEATS 24: THE CLAIMANT THAT CLAIMED £15 MILLION, TURNED DOWN £1.5 MILLION AND RECEIVED £2.00 (YES TWO WHOLE POUNDS)

COVID REPEATS 25: COSTS WHEN A CLAIMANT RECEIVES NOMINAL DAMAGES: YOU’VE TURNED DOWN £1.5 MILLION, RECEIVED £2 & NOW HAVE TO FACE THE CONSEQUENCES

COVID REPEATS 26: YOU HAVE TO PROVE YOU HAVE SUFFERED DAMAGES: FOOTBALL CLUB PITCHES THEIR CASE TOO HIGHLY

COVID REPEATS 27: AVOIDING A SERIOUS TRAP: WHEN (AND WHEN NOT TO) SERVE THE CLAIM FORM ON A SOLICITOR: (YOU REALLY HAVE TO KNOW THIS)

COVID REPEATS 28: GOING BACK TO COLLEGE: THE NEED TO PROVE DAMAGES

COVID REPEATS 29: “THERE IS NO PRIMER FOR SCUTTLERS”: THE JUDGE’S ASSESSMENT OF EVIDENCE WHERE (HE FOUND) THAT A SHIP WAS SUNK DELIBERATELY

COVID REPEATS 30: THE LYING WITNESS: THE APPROACH OF THE CIVIL COURTS

COVID REPEATS 31: REPLIES AND DEFENCE TO COUNTERCLAIM: A PRIMER

COVID REPEATS 32: EXPERTS: SEEING THE WOOD FOR THE TREES: THE EXPERT THAT DIDN’T BOUGH DOWN TO THE RULES…

COVID REPEATS 33: YOU’LL NEVER GET TYRED OF THIS: AN EXPERT REPORT THAT WAS “EXTRAORDINARY IN ITS PRESENTATION AND SHOT THROUGH WITH BREATH TAKING ARROGANCE”:

COVID REPEATS 34: EXPERTS, YACHTS AND THAT SINKING FEELING WHEN A CLAIMANT COMES TO GRIEF

COVID REPEATS 35: EXPERTS: DECLARATIONS OF TRUTH SIGNED RECKLESSLY

COVID REPEATS 36: DEFENDANT’S EXPERT TOLD TO GET ON HIS BIKE: WHEN A PARTY “WISELY” PLACES NO RELIANCE ON THEIR OWN EXPERT IN CLOSING SUBMISSIONS

COVID REPEATS 37: CROSS-EXAMINING EXPERT WITNESSES: HINTS, TIPS AND LINKS

COVID REPEATS 38: WHEN AN EXPERT FORGET TO MENTION THAT HE HAD BEEN A GOOD COLLEAGUE OF THE DEFENDANT

COVID REPEATS 39: THE DANGERS OF OBTAINING ONE-SIDED WITNESS STATEMENTS: A PROBLEM THAT CANNOT BE GARAGED

COVID REPEATS 40: ASKING LEADING QUESTIONS AND WITNESS STATEMENTS: THIS IS GOING TO END BADLY: EIGHT CRUCIAL POINTS ON EVIDENCE (& THEN 10 MORE)

COVID REPEATS 41: OFFICE GOSSIP IS NOT EVIDENCE

COVID REPEATS 42: FRAUDULENT CLAIMANTS AND THE NEED FOR SELF-PROTECTION BY LAWYERS

COVID REPEATS 43: FAREPAK: “A DOCUMENT CREATED IN THE LANGUAGE OF LAWYERS BY THE LAWYERS”