23 Essex Street junior Vicky Gainza finds the Crown Prosecution Service's threat to withhold work from striking barristers scary — but not as scary as the alternative of doing nothing to prevent the government's legal aid cuts.
A split has opened up between those who want to protest in full court garb, and those who don't.
The law graduate who spotted that the car park in Thornton v Shoe Lane Parking is being demolished has a blog containing photos of how places which featured in famous cases look today.
Since appearing on YouTube on 2 March 2007, a Donoghue v Stevenson-inspired parody of The Police's 'Message in a Bottle' has delighted tens of thousands. But, having been buried under reams of inferior videos over the last seven years, this is probably the first many law students will have heard of 'Snail in a Bottle'.... Read more »
Flamboyant employment barrister discovers that TripAdvisor is rather more brutal than Chambers and Partners.
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) warning that barristers who strike will lose work elicits memorable letter from 9-12 Bell Yard head Mukul Chawla QC.
A solicitor has had his entrepreneurial dream of "revolutionising neckwear for men" rubbished on BBC2's Dragon's Den.
The Ministry of Justice's long-awaited announcement about its consultation on reforms to criminal legal aid has sent shockwaves through the profession.
Julian Assange's ghostwriter has given some juicy insights into the deterioration of the Wikileaks founder's relationship with star media solicitor Mark Stephens.
Human rights barrister spotted out with film star for second time, setting tongues wagging.
On the evening of Monday 24 March seven contributors to the 'If I knew then what I know now' series will be gathering at Inner Temple to answer questions on how to make it to the top in law — or even just how to land a training contract or pupillage. The event is free... Read more »
Set's priority to find new homes for in-coming pupil and current first-sixer, but mini-pupillage applicants to be disappointed.
Like sports and equalities minister Helen Grant, magic circle firm Linklaters is pro-cheerleading.
Lord Denning fans will be sad to hear that the car park which featured in the famous Court of Appeal exclusion clause case is no more.
A vintage few months for judicial spankings has yielded yet another lawyer takedown — and this time four law firms have been reprimanded in one judgment. A newly-released High Court judgment has seen President of the Queen's Bench Division Sir Brian Leveson tear into a quartet of hapless law firms for making meritless judicial review... Read more »
Tumblr sensation publishes list of the "hottest" lawyers who became QCs yesterday.
A bin at Cardiff Crown Court has felt the full force of barristers' dislike for the much-maligned PDS.
Solicitor-advocate numbers up sharply too, but most new appointments are white male barristers.
Limited edition classics on sale.
To have led DLA Piper from regional law firm to global behemoth suggests that Sir Nigel Knowles has a considerable personality. But he hasn't shown much of it on Twitter since he began tweeting last year.
A rare good news story for the criminal branch of the legal profession.
Inns of Court legal drama is back.
A practising barrister who falsely claimed to have two undergraduate degrees from Harvard (and a rather-less-impressive LLM from Staffordshire University) has been disbarred.
23 Essex Street pupil barrister Hannah Evans (pictured) was the star of Saturday's 'One Bar One Voice' event after revealing the reality of on the Bar's bottom rung for "ordinary" people.
Aspiring solicitor who consumed pet expresses regret on Facebook.