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Q.Just looking at the career briefly of Bob Vernon the advocate, you said he was one of the greatest criminal barristers you ever got to work with. (He died not long ago and) was, I know, the subject of a not too favourable book as well.

A. Well, yes he was. I was unaware of the problems that he had in that direction and they weren't very pleasant because he was disbelieved by a magistrate over some interference with some kid. But as a barrister, if he was going, he was devastating. more +
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