Lord Justice Pillock

There was a story of respect for the judiciary in The Mail yesterday, involving Earl Spencer and two of the country's top family lawyers Sir Nicholas Mostyn and Lord Justice Munby. Last year Mostyn acted for Spencer in his divorce, which was heard by Mr Justice Munby, as he then was. Now, however, Spencer is suing Mostyn for negligence, and has apparently disclosed an email that Mostyn is alleged to have sent him in which Mostyn says that he will name the seven piglets that his sow had just had: James, Munby, self-regarding, pompous, publicity, seeking and pillock. Excellent stuff.


  1. Hmm. The Earl doesn't seem to have been worried about the doubtless horrendous email disclaimer that I'm sure is appended to all Mostyn's email, does he? Probably because they make little sense, as emails don't just go astray.
    I've had loads intended for someone else over the years, as that someone can't get his head round the concept that part of his email address isn't an optional extra. I've long since given up trying to educate him.
    Some is highly confidential too, with disclaimers that usually contradict themselves.
    "This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and intended solely for the use of the individual to whom they are addressed. [Me]
    [Blah blah blah]
    This email and any files transmitted with it are confidential and solely for the use of the intended recipient. {Not me]

  2. Hi John
    Who else could call the Judges of the Supreme Court "The Supremes"?!!!
    What a pity he was betrayed by his client.
    My post is going up tomorrow!


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