Dirty Books & Rumpole: Facing John Mortimer QC

Facing John Mortimer QC, the man behind 'Rumpole of the Bailey' was an exhilarating experience for a young Barrister such as Sir Geoffrey Nice at the time. Here he recalls the times that he faced him in the publishing indecency cases common in the 1960s.

Geoffrey Nice

Professor Sir Geoffrey Nice KC

Professor of Law

Sir Geoffrey Nice KC has practised as a barrister since 1971. He worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia – the ICTY – between 1998 and 2006 and led the prosecution of Slobodan Milošević, former President of Serbia.

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