I’ve never done this before

Why the title scribbling advocate, you might well ask. It’s simple, I was a barrister who worked in the Courts in London principally defending those accused of crime, murder, robbery, burglary etc. The sex and violence but also some serious frauds. Since retiring I have written a novel using my experiences called ‘Crucial Evidence’.

I find friends are always asking me about cases they read about in the newspapers or they see reported on the TV so I thought it would be a good idea to explain why somethings happen the way they do in the Criminal Courts. Or at least why I think they have occurred. So if anyone has a question about stuff they’ve seen or heard, just ask. I can’t help on any ones individual cases and any way you wouldn’t want your personal affairs all over the internet would you.

I will also describe my search for a publisher and, how if I fail, my route to self publication of my novel.

About scribblingadvocate

Born in Lancashire, Law degree from Sheffield University and MA in Creative Writing from Exeter. A barrister for twenty five years, who appeared in the Crown Courts in and around London. When I retired we moved to live in Devon, first on Dartmoor, more recently overlooking the Exe Estuary. After twenty years I still feel an excile from London. Married, no children but own an affable Springer Spaniel. I love reading, walking and travel. I completed an MA in Creative Writing at Exeter University and have written two books, Crucial Evidence and Reluctant Consent both set in London. You can email me contact@scribblingadvocate.com

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