How do judges judge the lawyers? How well do barristers and solicitors perform in court? Before, during, and after court sessions, what can lawyers do in order to serve their clients really well? This book is written by a former Hong Kong Court of Appeal judge who has served on both sides, on and off the Bench for over 40 years. It contains a wealth of stories that reflect the mindsets and modes of operation of lawyers, judges and court personnel. This book offers useful tips to beginners for building up good habits to be expected of them as proficient advocates. To the seasoned professionals, the book explains the reasons for avoiding confrontations and the need for preparing concise submissions and effective skeletals.