Wildy logo
(020) 7242 5778
enquiries@wildy.com

Wildy’s Book News

Book News cover photo

Vol 21 No 12 Dec 16/Jan 17

Book of the Month

Cover of The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
Price: £90.00

Pupillage & Student Offers

Special Discounts for Pupils, Newly Called & Students

Read More ...


Secondhand & Out of Print

Browse Secondhand Online

Read More...


Lawful Occasions: The Old Eastern Circuit


ISBN13: 9780856350245
ISBN: 9780856350245
Published: December 1991
Publisher: The Mercier Press
Country of Publication: Ireland
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Out of Print

In an Ireland slow in pace yet with lightning sharp wit, an Ireland of simple food and not quite so simple folk, the young Patrick MacKenzie began his career at the Bar. It was the years during and immediately after The Emergency - a time when money was scarce, but humour was plentiful.

In this account of his career as a young barrister, and of his early struggles to make himself known in the various towns on the Eastern Circuit, Patrick MacKenzie draws on that humour. Lawful Occasions: The Old Eastern Circuit is a vividly portrayed and finely drawn, but above all, humor¬ous sketch of the characters who peopled that circuit, of the judges (some good, some bad - nearly all difficult!), of the contests of ordinary (and not so ordinary) people in a Legal System that was uniquely Irish and now is fast disappearing.

Readers won't need a Law degree to be able to enjoy this volume thoroughly - just the ability to laugh while reading a book!