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Heads will roll

19 October 2010

It was September. All the old lags were there, full of stories of their summer exploits – how they had fallen out of apple trees or been chased by an enraged bull, or had theirpigtails pulled or had dangerously kissed a boy behind a haystack.

There was a small cluster of new boys and girls with shining faces and satchels, nervously looking for their desks and too afraid to ask for directions to the lavatory.

And in charge was Linda the new head teacher calmly but with diminishing patience calling on us all to stop flicking ink pellets at each other and to sit down at our desks. Then once she had our attention her role seemed to change and she adopted the air of an efficient flight attendant, as she took a device in one hand and a long cord in the other and proceeded to demonstrate how you should hold the former and where you should stuff the latter.

I am of course describing the new term at the Law Society’s Council which resumed its meetings last month after ...

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