Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank by Ian Hancock

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August 2016, no. 383
Peter Heerey reviews 'Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank' by Ian Hancock

Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank

by Ian Hancock

Federation Press, $59.95 hb, 414 pp, 9781760020583

Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank by Ian Hancock

Reviewed by
August 2016, no. 383

The subtitle of this compellingly readable biography of Thomas Eyre Forrest Hughes AO QC borrows the underlying philosophical metaphor of the independent Bar. A barrister is available for hire by those who will pay the fee, irrespective of personal, political, social, or other co-incidence with the client, or approval or disapproval of his or her cause. As Dr Johnson explained to Boswell:

Peter Heerey reviews 'Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank' by Ian Hancock

Tom Hughes QC: A cab on the rank

by Ian Hancock

Federation Press, $59.95 hb, 414 pp, 9781760020583

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