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Working from Selborne Chambers
Charles Francis

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Q. Where were your chambers? Selbourne Chambers?

I went into Selborne Chambers in 1949. At that time, nearly 90% of the Bar were in Selborne Chambers. It was a very old type building. The rooms were fairly small for the most part. They had glass with a pattern on it, but if you came close to the glass, you could see into a barrister’s chambers. In 1947, some members of the Bar had looked into the chambers of a barrister and saw him having intercourse more +

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