News Law firms Legal political aspirants fall by wayside in election By The Lawyer 9 May 2010 00:00 17 December 2015 16:01 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 Anonymous 10 May 2010 at 11:42 The list above does not include Robert Grierson, who stood for the BNP in Sutton Coldfield Reply Link Anonymous 10 May 2010 at 12:29 The list also omits Jamie Hanley (a partner in Morrish solicitors of Leeds), who failed to hold the Pudsey Constituency for Labour. With all of these guys failing to win the backing of the electorate, the public must think that to be both a lawyer and a politician is the ultimate damnation! Reply Link Anonymous 10 May 2010 at 13:09 On the up side for the lawyers, Chuka Umunna of Rochman Landau held on to Streatham for Labour. Joanne Cash of One Brick Court had less luck for the Tories in Westminster North. Reply Link Anonymous 10 May 2010 at 14:26 The excellent Stephen Phillips won in Sleaford. Reply Link Anonymous 10 May 2010 at 16:44 Thank you for reminding us Stephen. Reply Link Anonymous 11 May 2010 at 12:50 Mark Reckless, a former solicitor at Herbert Smith, won for the Conservatives in Rochester and Strood. Reply Link Anonymous 11 May 2010 at 16:11 Graeme Quar principal of Graeme Quar & Co., Fareham, standing as an independent in the Meon Valley constituency polled 134 votes against George Hollingbery’s 28,818 ! Reply Link Name Email Cancel reply Threaded commenting powered by interconnect/it code.