I may have gone a little too far last month when I urged criminals to target fresh-off-the-plane American lawyer Mark Herrmann. But the 'London is so expensive and weird' blog post he wrote for New York-based legal website Above the Law was annoying...
Yesterday, an anonymous junior barrister (whose ID card is pictured below) found himself the talk of the internet, after a seemingly unremarkable post inviting questions about his job as a "wig-wearing court advocate" became the top ranked post in social network Reddit's 'IamA' section. 'IAmA' ('I am a') is an online Q&A session, where users... Read more »
None of the 'serious' legal publications have reported the news that DLA Piper is the third top contributor to Barack Obama’s re-election campaign, so it looks like we’ll have to. According to Obama’s Fox News campaign page, DLA (of dubious journalism awards fame discussed below) has given the president $314,977 (£200,000) – more than Google... Read more »
“What, no Lord Phillips of Worth Matravers?!” I bellowed after scanning Time Magazine’s list of the 100 most influential people in the world. “No Sir Nicolas Bratza either, or Baroness Hale of Richmond, or even David Allen Green...” I continued, drawing some strange looks from the other men in the barbers’ waiting area, where I’d... Read more »