This morning’s ruling sees the “Bladerunner” taken down to the cells, but will it be the final curtain for a plethora of parody Twitter accounts?
Your career may take a different direction to what you expect, but if your heart’s in it you’ll be fine
Barrister and City University law lecturer Andrew Worthley would have banned his younger self from pulling caffeine-fuelled all-nighters
A&O is now the third best-paying out of the five magic circle firms — as elite end of law further detaches from rest of profession
National firm’s ten-strong annual trainee intake will attend rival provider
An anonymous law student reviews the performances of the two solicitors on last night’s series ten opener
Norton Rose Fulbright tax lawyer Andrew Roycroft thinks his career may have begun differently if he was starting out in today’s hyper-competitive job market
This law student Instagram sensation could be the next big style icon
Lord Harley of Counsel may have just become a meme
Even sociology graduates pull in more than their law counterparts — but figures vary widely between universities
A very modern magic circle tale
In a tough graduate job market, Mishcon de Reya has calculated that it can afford to make all new recruits do a placement at the firm
Hogan Lovells financial services litigation partner Louise Lamb shares some legal life hacks
Exclusive Legal Cheek research reveals striking disconnect between representation of women at associate and partner levels alongside vastly different attitudes towards hiring ethnic minority lawyers
St Albans family lawyer Lauren Riley and ex-Slaughter and May and Latham Watkins associate Felipe Alviar-Baquero to battle it out before Sir Alan in this year’s show
Free Legal Cheek Careers event at Gray’s Inn featuring a panel of leading lawyers — open to all law students and junior lawyers
She dreamed of para para … paralegaldise?
National player retains marginally more autumn qualifiers than most rivals in further sign of tentative graduate recruitment market recovery
Did booze-fuelled tree farce begin after unsuccessful attempt by student to use LLB credentials to gain access to Freshers Ball?
Actress says she’d advise her daughter to be a lawyer to avoid the “heartbreaking rejection” of life as an actor. Hmmm…
Chartered Institute of Legal Executive president Fran Edwards expects more students to follow her on-the-job route into the profession over the coming years
Has flamboyant TV barrister ‘Judge Rinder’ widened frame of reference for bar hopefuls seeking to stand out from the crowd?
Optimistic lawsuit of the week
Break out the red braces, start waving fistfuls of fifty pound notes and bray like something normally housed in a stables — according to Freshfields, the good times are back
EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: UWE law graduate Bilal Rauf tells Legal Cheek about his maverick strategy to land a training contract
Current rules discriminate against legal profession vocational course graduates; while the prospect of the non-university, loafing-on-sofa route to qualification looms
The man who made a mint from ghost-writing student essays and then provided good vibration lifestyle advice is now knocking out cut-price legal advice
Initiative or desperation?
Don’t panic England — the latest suggested edict from the Solicitors Regulation Authority will apply only to those poor buggers actually practising in the Principality
As this year’s baby barristers prepare to commence pupillage, Hardwicke’s Jasmine Murphy offers some words of wisdom
Now for some glaringly obvious advice
Leading Catholic barrister warns universities they are responsible for student groups that breach discrimination and human rights legislation
Whether it was a comment on the quality of the legal argument or just an overwhelming desire to answer the call of nature, an Ohio courtroom was recently faced with a messy problem Surely this doesn’t happen very often — even in Ohio. A small claims hearing in the Cleveland suburb of Berea was interrupted… Read more »
Marketing gurus at Bedford University claim implanting US iconography in promotional materials is simply “light-hearted” fun — while creating a barrister straight out of fright night
Law Society-arranged Twitter hashtag conversation spawns depressing assessment of the future of legal aid and public law work
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
Junior lawyer highlights inner workings of Solicitor Regulation Authority helpline
As I enter my third and final year studying law at Leeds University, this is what I’d do if I had my time over again as a fresher
Facebook protest campaign takes off in bid to free London law graduate
Seven new social welfare law pupillages to be created