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Challenged by travel companions about 
his status as a lawyer, Russell Conway says 
it’s time the profession – legal aid lawyers 
in particular – got the credit it deserves

28 September 2012

Watching a martial eagle swoop down at 80 miles per hour to catch an unfortunate guinea fowl is a sight that you can only wonder at. The martial eagle is Africa’s biggest eagle and normally it is seen in a tree or perhaps riding a thermal. Seeing it make its deadly strike was one of the reasons I had travelled to Zambia on a wildlife holiday. In a sense the martial eagle strike was a story without a beginning and a story without and end: I never saw the beginning of its descent and the end was something that I was spared as it happened behind some bushes. What was left was the glorious middle with the eagle in full flight swooping downwards at speed, wings drawn back, eyes and beak thrust forward.

Legal aid safari

Now if any of you are thinking that ?a wildlife holiday is some form of expensive safari you would be wrong. I was camping. Putting my own tent up, taking it down and eatin...

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