Barry Varkel with Nigiri Law Book

I’ll tell you some personal things about me: Most of my life is spent avoiding conflict. That’s why I hardly ever visit The West Bank when I go to Israel.

I’m not sexist – really I’m not! I always let my female associate lawyer Francis work longer than me, so she can make the same money as I do.


You can never lose a homing pigeon. If your homing pigeon doesn’t come back, then what you’ve lost is a pigeon.  

My old man

My dad said: “always leave them wanting more. Ironically, that’s how he lost his job at Life-Line.  

Politically correct 

I’ve run this joke past all my black friends, and Phila said it was perfectly fine.  


jury convincing


Contributed by:
Barry Varkel, an attorney of the High Court of South Africa and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales.
Author of Nigiri Law


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