We asked protesters at today's demonstration against the legal cuts for their seven-second messages to Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
In a varied career that has spanned practising as a solicitor, financial journalism and the authoring of several well-known books about commercial awareness, Hogan Lovells' Chris Stoakes has learnt to follow his heart.
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.
The anonymous trainee solicitor-to-be behind the hugely popular Twitter account @LawVicissitudes shares the wisdom he gleaned from multiple assessment day fails — and, eventually, one success.
Meet Chris Grayling, a Kent-based maths tutor and writer who has endured a tough time from the nation's lawyers of late.
A split has opened up between those who want to protest in full court garb, and those who don't.
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 »
A solicitor has had his entrepreneurial dream of "revolutionising neckwear for men" rubbished on BBC2's Dragon's Den.
Having begun his career in the 90s recession, Mayer Brown head of banking and finance Dominic Griffiths has plenty of sympathy with those applying for training contracts today.
The Ministry of Justice's long-awaited announcement about its consultation on reforms to criminal legal aid has sent shockwaves through the profession.
Law firms' desperation to attract Oxford and Cambridge students has spawned some dazzling evenings-out.
Julian Assange's ghostwriter has given some juicy insights into the deterioration of the Wikileaks founder's relationship with star media solicitor Mark Stephens.
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 »
New series of Silk is the most unrealistic yet, despite guidance from top QC.
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 »
Advancing to the higher echelons of BigLaw requires an understanding of how professional services firms work, writes Norton Rose Fulbright partner Madhavi Gosavi.
Bagging a scholarship isn't as hard as students often imagine.
Gizoogle is a gangsta version of Google, through which a pimped-up version of the internet can be accessed. The lawyers who populate this realm do things differently.
Tumblr sensation publishes list of the "hottest" lawyers who became QCs yesterday.
Solicitor-advocate numbers up sharply too, but most new appointments are white male barristers.
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.
This photo of a mystery Crown Court waiting room appeared on Reddit a few days ago. In the ensuing wave of comments, it was revealed that Doncaster Crown Court is apparently even more high-tech, boasting a PlayStation 2. Meanwhile, spotted a few months back in the Stafford Crown Court robing room...
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