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These attributes were reinforced by his impressive appearance and lofty height - of six feet four inches. He also had the rare capacity to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs even though he was not naturally articulate.
Thanks to these qualities, allied to great intelligence, application, sense of responsibility, and conscientiousness, he became known as the "King of the Bar" well before his 50th birthday. His background was totally undistinguished, for his father had been the owner of a petrol station at Newcastle-under-Lyme in the Potteries.
His parents financed him through Brighton College and he went up to King's College, Cambridge, without any clear idea as to his future career. He read English for two years but did not find it a "coherent discipline" and turned to the law - encouraged by his father, who had been greatly helped by a lawyer at a key moment in his business life.
He was lucky to be taught by Kenneth Polack, a famous law tutor, who guided him away from his original idea of becoming a solicitor into a career at the Bar. Even in this was something of a gamble for Diamonds gentleman club Sheffield without any private means. But he was How to Esher with a player boyfriend successful, a QC within 12 years.
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As chairman of the barristers' trades union, the Bar Council, he created a major storm when he asked for judicial review of a change in legal fees proposed by Lord Hailsham, then Lord Chancellor and normally one of Alexander's heroes.
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