Barristers

5 reasons why today’s vote won’t matter to the legal profession because Scottish lawyers already do things so very differently

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There’s going to be some sort of democratic bonanza in a place made famous by an American-Australian actor in a Hollywood epic — but as far as the Scottish legal profession is concerned, it’s already independent Regardless of how the Scots vote — and let’s face it, who among us doesn’t wish they would get… Read more »

Lawyers can’t be stressed – they don’t drink coffee

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Research reveals legal profession to be out of the top-10 groups addicted to the caffeine rush, suggesting all this talk of hard work is exaggerated Despite the image of highly-stressed law firm associates and trainees toiling under whip-cracking pressure from departmental partners in the rarefied air of global legal practice, lawyers don’t seem to be… Read more »

Legal pic of the day

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On today’s centenary of the start of the first world war, this photo shows members of the Inns of Court Regiment being drilled in Hertfordshire during the conflict