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Jon Cooper is a barrister at 7 Stone Buildings. Born in Wolverhampton in 1960, he now lives in London. When not being a lawyer, he writes TV scripts. What was your first job?Driver's mate.What was your first ever salary as a lawyer?£40 per week as a driver's mate, having qualified as a lawyer.What would you have done if you hadn't become a lawyer?Certainly not a driver's mate.Which law could you live without?Most of the new Criminal Justice Act.What was your most embarrassing professional moment?As a second six-month pupil, being late into court because I couldn't put my detachable wing-collar on.What car do you drive?Jaguar XJS.Which famous person would you like to go out with?My clerk.Where would you go to eat?Chelsea Arts Club.What's the best thing on TV?Anything that I've written.Which movie do you wish you'd appeared in?The one I'm making at the moment.What's your most often-worn piece of clothing?My wig and gown (because I'm so busy!)What book(s) are you reading at the moment?Pet Sematary, Stephen King.What is your all-time favourite record?Hey Little Girl, by Ice House.What piece of advice would you give to anyone entering the profession now?Do it and ignore the prophets of doom and gloom.What do you like about yourself?Everything.What do you hate about yourself?Nothing.Where would you most like to be right now?Looking at myself in the mirror.
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