New figures give weight to the suspicion that the senior bar is full of not-so-bright slackers from privileged backgrounds
West Midlands cinema at heart of Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corp goes on the market
Judging by these posters spotted in east London yesterday, the concept of “hipster law” — as celebrated by a recent Twitter hashtag frenzy — may actually exist.
Reduction in trainee numbers has taken place over two years as part of a bid to boost firm’s retention rate
Seemingly innocuous lawyer advert is in fact a clever publicity stunt for Breaking Bad spin-off
What your parents say when you tell them you want to quit law to become an artist
Journalists at London office of social news website BuzzFeed think people who study law are much less cool than them
CCTV footage of extraordinary Kazakhstan courtroom bust-up becomes viral hit
The Court of Appeal has torn into a criminal barrister and referred him to the Bar Standards Board for getting into a slanging match with a Crown Court judge — but what did the pair actually say to each other?
The best bits from yesterday’s #TCapps Q&A, featuring Norton Rose Fulbright, Mayer Brown, Aspiring Solicitors, Kaplan Law School and David Allen Green — amongst a host of other experts and wannabe lawyers.
Divorce lawyer Wilkinson wins; last year’s top hottie Patrick Hennessey down to fourth place; 17 new entrants to 21-strong list
Advice from, amongst others, Norton Rose Fulbright, Mayer Brown, Aspiring Solicitors and David Allen Green in hour-long session that is open to all.
Top Blackstone Chambers silk fires warning to Your Barrister Boyfriend duo as she joins Twitter ahead of Barrister Hottie 2014.
21% of 2013 trainees at top 30 law firms are Oxbridge, 58% are Russell Group — only 15% went to other unis, with 6% studying abroad.
Law firm advertising reaches cricket bats.
The Queen of Pre-nups Ayesha Vardag and her new hubby Stephen Bence — both of London law firm Vardags — made an unexpected appearance as contestants on hit Channel Four show ‘Couples Come Dine With Me’ this week.
Lawyer also has a yellow and green office, a yellow and green car and only eats yellow and green food.
Attempt to write something memorable backfires spectacularly.
Lawyers escape the office en masse to watch the Tour de France whiz down the back of the Inns of Court this afternoon.
Decline in LPC applications suggests that students don’t believe recent increase in training contract numbers will be sustained.
Articles in The Independent, The Telegraph and The Guardian about Robert Sayer disappear from search engine after implementation of controversial ruling.
TheStudentRoom message board removes barrister’s ill-judged quip…after we got a screenshot.
Three months after releasing incorrect tenancy statistic, the Bar Council and Bar Standards Board produce correct figure.
The children of the financial crisis could pose a danger to law firms if their ambitions aren’t accommodated.
Saturday’s gay pride celebration saw a record 30,000 revellers march through central London. Among them was a large contingent from the legal profession.
Brazil 2014 legal geekery: striking parallels revealed.
High Court clears way for Selwyn Strachan — who was released from prison in Grenada in 2009 after Amnesty International slammed his “fatally flawed” trial — to become a solicitor.
Just about every law student has been there — just think introduction to land law.
60% of stressed-out solicitors say volume of work is the problem; 42% cite client expectations.
A student, a trainee and a graduate recruiter share their experiences of vac schemes at Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown and Norton Rose Fulbright to help wannabe lawyers about to start summer placements at City law firms.
Silicon Valley software company Palantir doesn’t have in-house lawyers, it has “legal ninjas” — and it wants to find one in London, where the term will surely never catch on.
Nabarro lawyers take a no-nonsense approach to their trainees.
In latest instalment of wall-to-wall Amal Alamuddin coverage, “sources” tell National Enquirer that barrister’s forthcoming nuptials to Hollywood actor may not happen.
What better way to mark the anniversary of the ancient charter of the liberties of England — which turned 799 yesterday — than with a “jelfie” (justice selfie)?
City law firm’s bursary for state school students who are the first generation in their family to go to uni pays £2,500 a year — and application requires only a 750-word essay.
Charity campaign manager-turned-human rights lawyer Steve Broach — who was called to the Bar in 2008 — shares wisdom gleaned from this year’s pupil selection process at glamour set Doughty Street.
Landmark Chambers’ Nathalie Lieven QC is up for an award in the same awards ceremony she is judging. But The Lawyer magazine denies there is a conflict of interest.
Suggestion that solicitors at magic circle giant are a “select group that is superior” to others goes down badly.
Of all subjects, it had to be land…