Social media was awash this morning with emotional teens celebrating their upgraded status
Elite magic-circle law firm Slaughter and May has a jukebox in its office
Inspired by global social media sensation “Humans of New York”, two Legal Cheek work experience students have set up a legal profession version
With the courts closed and the legal profession in holiday mode, what better opportunity to do lots of pointless presentations?
The latest social media craze is all about law and films
The best below-the-line thoughts from the last five days
The euphemisms that keep the deals moving
As the summer stints draw to a close, Legal Cheek asks the pivotal question: did anyone do any legal work?
The most-liked law GIFs on Facebook
Rebecca Hossack’s exhibition has a sense of humour
The Judge trawls through his — and his mates’ — old vinyl collections in search of a soundtrack to ease the stress
Instagram user “Londonlawyer” is a social media mystery man, but is he actually a practising certificate-holder of any type?
The pain continues
As a lawyer it can be hard to just enjoy the show
Junior and senior lawyers speak a different language
An alternative insight into the legal profession
What is it about non-law students that bring out law students’ inner Katie Hopkins?
The Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, newly-appointed Lord Chancellor and Justice Secretary, writes exclusively for Legal Cheek (aided only slightly by Wigapedia)
Should have done a geography degree
The legal great and good were in attendance for yet another successful charity walk — but were there some unwelcome guests?
Pacing yourself is essential for a long and fruitful career: in a guest post an anonymous solicitor — who writes the must-read Corporate Drone blog — sets out the tricks
Good riddance, Chris, it has been a blast
Have a guess, how old do you reckon the guvnor is …?
Maybe don’t use these in a training contract application
“I consider this application, in accordance with the Overriding Objective” = “Eeeny-meeny-miney-mo”
Now for a Jackson reforms-themed Christmas sing-a-long
Wigapedia returns to make his annual translation of the Legal 500
A guide to what instructing solicitors are really telling barristers.
Casting my mind back 20 odd years to when I started out at the Bar is an uncomfortable experience. On any objective assessment I was a pompous little know-it-all…
If I knew then what I know now, I’d have been keener to study law. At school I’d wanted to study history at university and only ended up reading law after an unforeseen episode, writes Gary Slapper
‘A barrister’s rhetorical flourishes can be seductive, but eventually they become an irritating distraction’
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