They've all been at it lately. Last month the Guardian committed the relatively minor offence of illustrating a story about criminal barristers with a picture of the Civil Procedure Rules. Next The Times adorned a story about the magic circle with an image of a wig. And now this from The Independent...
Over the weekend BKRW Solicitors' Oliver Kirk tweeted this picture (see below) of his training contract offer — from 1993. The bit about the coal is a joke, right?
There’s a reason not many lawyers move back into practice after going in-house, says Mark Smith
It was at law school when I got my first taste of the uncompromising law of supply and demand.
All my peers also had (at least) a 2:1 from a decent university and pretty good A-levels, and yet plenty of us were staring at the end of our Legal Practice Course (LPC) with no training contract in sight. I decided that my law school fees needed paying off and so applied for jobs as a trainee chartered accountant.
In contrast to the misery of law firm applications (at least a hundred applications, only two interviews, one of which was with a recruitment partner who smelt strongly of booze, no offers), I applied to four of what were then the big six accountancy firms, got three interviews and two offers.
Throughout the month we've been keeping track of the moustaches being grown by the nation's solicitors, barristers and clerks. Here are 14 of the best...
EXCLUSIVE: A solicitor at leading law firm Kennedys is running a sideline selling law school notes to students online.
A young solicitor at City law firm Ashurst has been ordered to stand trial in February accused of killing a motorcyclist by careless driving.