Law and Peace combines biting insider knowledge with the wit of Rumpole and Ugly Betty via Joshua Ferris's Then We Came to the End and Geraint Anderson's City Boy BabyBarista was one of the most popular blogs on the Times website. Tim is now the law blogger for the Guardian, and his blog continues to attract thousands of followers The success of Alex McBride's Defending the Guilty shows the enduring fascination for behind-the-scenes tales of the legal world
Tim Kevan is a barrister and writer. As well as writing the BabyBarista blog first for The Times and now for the Guardian, he practised as a barrister in London for ten years, during which time he wrote or co-wrote ten law books and was a regular legal pundit for television and radio. He is also the co-author, with Dr Michelle Tempest, of Why Lawyers Should Surf. He now lives by the sea in Braunton in North Devon, goes surfing at the merest hint of swell and is a co-founder of two businesses which provide online legal training and publishing respectively: CPD Webinars and Law Brief Publishing. Brought up in Minehead in Somerset, he was educated at Cambridge and was a scholar of the Middle Temple.
PRAISE FOR LAW AND DISORDER: 'A wonderful, racing read - well-drawn, smartly plotted and laugh out loud ... You'll never look at a young lawyer in the same way again' Jeremy Vine 'A cross between The Talented Mr Ripley, Rumpole and Bridget Jones's Diary ... a gallop of a read' The Times 'In ever-more wicked and devilishly-funny ways, from hacking into someone's Facebook page to committing identity fraud, BabyB tumbles down the slippery slope from eager competitiveness to underhand racketeering faster than you can say "Objection your honour"' Big Issue 'For all those aspiring advocates who believe they are entering a glamorous or even principled profession, this book is essential reading' Independent