Sir Michael Kerr was a leading member of the English bar during the post-war period who became Chairman of the Law Commission and a member of the Court of Appeal.
...a thoughtful description of an unusual life ...an important account of what is was like to be a refugee from persecution who found sanctuary in this country. ...contain qualities often missing from judicial autobiographies: experience and judgment. David Pannick QC, Blackstone Chambers The Times Law Section November 2002 ...he recounts his unusual life story with candour and thoughtfulness Michael Beloff Times Literary Supplement December 2002 The reader discovers in the pages of this volume a sensitive, yet tough, courageous and determined man. There is frankness in greater measure than many would have wished. I do not think it is too much to describe this book as an inspiration. His Honour Judge Dr Peter Jackson The Times Law Section December 2002