Lawyers

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 executive chief leads lawyers in ice bucket challenge

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Jury still out on whether Justice Secretary Grayling as well as Law Society and Bar Council top dogs will get wet They may have spent years being dismissed by solicitors and barristers as the invisible branch of the legal profession, but today legal executives took a front-row-centre spot in the professional firmament by leading the… Read more »

Too many lawyers? Blame the bankers

Gordon Gekko back for the global recession

The rocketing number of law graduates — and the topsy-like growth of the legal profession over the last generation — has got The Times worried. But the numbers aren’t as simple as they seem