Tedium of waiting for jurors to come to a verdict was relieved by a practical joke on a hack
Professional body found to have withheld key evidence by Court of Appeal
Debating society has rehashed Beach Boys track ‘California Girls’ to promote male hotties at the Inn
Actor parents of Sherlock star encouraged him to go into law, but the closest he came was to preside over Judge Rinder’s wedding
Top end of the junior bar is dominated by Oxford and Cambridge — to a far greater extent than leading law firms
A new frontier for social media?
Today’s silk round shows women and ethnic minorities have a much better success rate than their male counterparts — but they still lag way behind in applications
There are eight top 30 chambers’ pupillage application deadlines in the next month
The deadline is now noon on Wednesday
Thinking of putting in an application to do the Bar Professional Training Course before today’s deadline? Read this first
There’s never a taxi when you want one — the solicitors’ professional body says the bar’s regulation is arcane, irrelevant and reached its sell-by date
As 2TG award hits £67,5000, Hardwicke and 11 Stone Buildings also boost pupil money triggering a potential cash arms race for top talent
Criminal law specialist promotes second series of Judge Rinder by telling the nation that short-term forecast is going to be “terribly cold, terribly wet and thoroughly miserable”
Study shows that confidence is far more important than sounding testosterone-fuelled when wooing judges and juries
A splintering graduate recruitment model will create opportunities for savvy wannabe lawyers, forecasts Legal Cheek managing editor Alex Aldridge
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Now for a Jackson reforms-themed Christmas sing-a-long
Providers are coining it from foreigners with woeful English language skills, while regulators stand by, argues star student
When should a gun photo cost you your job?
Small wooden hammer is not restricted to the US, it emerges
As the ‘Do they know it’s Christmas’ single is criticised for its “cultural ignorance”, WaitroseLaw wonders if its message would be better-suited to stressed-out lawyers
Can you guess which one it is?
Now this is a law-themed Christmas tree
“Please stick to driving trains” comment comes just weeks after “white van man” Twitter storm
Lawyer wine experts recommend two German pile ‘em high supermarkets for deals on fizz and other fine wines
When on the backbenches, barrister Karl Turner wouldn’t shut up about the disastrous demise of the system; now he’s a bit quieter
High judicial praise for Cardiff’s Innocence Project in a case that also sees a “hot” barrister in the limelight
Bar associations and law societies across the UK line up to wave two fingers at security services and rozzers over Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act
Barrister Desmond Rosario was arrested last night and is set to appear before magistrates today on a serious sexual assault charge.
Queen Square set’s application required a week’s worth of toil — and then the pupillage was cancelled
Crimewatch appeal launched after Sheffield criminal barrister Desmond Rosario fails to turn up to Magistrates’ Court
Monika Juneja — who claimed to be a barrister despite never having been called to the bar — to fight charges against her
Doctor’s performance “would have done credit to an experienced member of the bar”
Alex Aldridge takes notes as Hogan Lovells, Hardwicke and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives assist young entrepreneurs at Legal Cheek‘s pro bono clinic
Social media is watching
A former London barrister has written a witty and entertaining tale of ex-pat life in the psychologically confusing emirate
Days after bagging yet another honorary doctorate, BBC Law in Action presenter is in the news again
The Bar Standards Board issues statement saying it had already taken action against Michael Shrimpton
Top judge snaps after wading through “35 pages of rambling prolixity”