About

I have been a lawyer for nearly 40 years, and engaged with almost every kind of legal issue.  My main interest these days is criminal and regulatory law, for companies and individuals.  In the past I’ve engaged with employment, companies, trusts, land law, marine construction and the truly mindblowing ecclesiastical court system.   I’ve litigated both in England and the US.

I hate injustice and inefficiency in equal measure, and they so often go hand in hand.  As a nation we ought to be  more suspicious of those who make a living from investigating, prosecuting and judging others.  We definitely should not pay anyone a hefty wage for doing a rubbish job in the criminal justice system.

I don’t believe prisons make people better, in any sense of the word.  We could be kinder, more effective and cheaper in what we do with those who break the law, and yes I have been a victim of many crimes both large and small.

This blog is my little contribution to watching those who watch over us.  Please do feel free to comment.

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