Lawyers Uncovered: Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Didn’t Want to Pay 500 an Hour to Find Out Paperback
by Alex Steuart Williams (Author), Graham Francis Defries (Author)
The funny and subversive Queen’s Counsel cartoon strip has appeared on the law pages of the Times since 1993, delighting the legal profession and general readers alike with its accurate and biting send-up of the profession and its practices. In these pages, readers will delight in the characters of Geoffrey Bentwood QC, who specializes in boring his clients to death while not-so-secretly longing to be promoted to the bench; his sidekick, Edward Longwind, who takes lessons in pomposity from Sir Geoffrey; Richard Loophole of Loophole and Fillibuster, who does his best to bankrupt clients while working his associates to death and pretending to remember some of the law he learned at school; and Mr. Sprocket, the endlessly unsuccessful litigant whose lawyers will not rest until they have spent all of his money.
Alex Steuart Williams is a former barrister turned cartoonist and feature film animator.
Over the past two decades he has worked as animator, animation director, storyboard artist and character designer on around twenty five feature films, including “Who Framed Roger Rabbit?”, “The Lion King”, “The Iron Giant”, and “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”.
Alex also writes and draws the cartoon strip “Queen’s Counsel” in The (London) Times. A collection of the best cartoons was published by JR Books in 2007, titled “Lawyers Uncovered – Everything You Always Wanted to Know But Didn’t Want to pay £500 and hour to find out”.
Alex is also a regular guest lecturer at The Animation Workshop in Denmark, and at the Gnomon School of Visual Arts in Hollywood.
Examples of Queen’s Counsel cartoons can be viewed at www.qccartoon.com, where it is also possible to buy original drawings and prints at absurdly reasonable prices.
“‘The perfect gift for the lawyer in your life’ – The Independent”
About the Author
Alex Steuart Williams is a former barrister turned cartoonist and feature film animator. His movie credits include The Lion King and Who Framed Roger Rabbit?
Paperback: 96 pages
Publisher: JR Books (September 1, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 5.2 x 8.4 x 0.3 inches