Analysis Litigation UK Friends in high places By The Lawyer 20 January 2009 12:02 17 December 2015 15:37 Sign in or register to continue reading. It's FREE Sign in Email Password Keep me logged in Forgot your password? Not registered? It's FREE! Register now Register with The Lawyer john burgess 31 January 2010 at 18:08 As a clerk with Christopher Frere- Smith, I gave Vivian what was probably one of his first briefs as a junior member of chambers. I can’t honestly recall twhether it was a successful outcome for our defendant, but I clearly remember Vivian’s charming personality. I regret that I missed meeting up with him at the open day last year, but i wish him every success in his new venture. Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.