Legal commentator doyen Joshua Rozenberg leads the charge against a high street practice that appears to have a penchant for lifting other writers’ words
Festival punters can’t move without tripping over a barrister — or someone playing at being a barrister — about to jump on stage
Latest figures show tumbling pass rates on vocational course exam — with bar regulators scratching their heads over the cause
Edinburgh Festival show in which comedians go head-to-head in boozy moots has run extended amid stars’ desperation to have a go
With the first months of law school notoriously busy, students should be starting the early phases of the training contract and pupillage application processes this month
2 Hare Court barrister Rob Rinder talks to Legal Cheek about being the UK’s answer to Judge Judy
King’s College London student Jessy Howard reports from the mini-pupillage and law firm work placement front line via Legal Cheek‘s new ‘Lawyer Looks’ Pinterest board
Legal Cheek broke the original story of Bar Council investigation flaws that led to arrest as Monika Juneja now faces seven counts
Court canteens — menus range from the ridiculous to the dangerous
2 Hare Court barrister — who hopes to be the UK’s answer to Judge Judy — has star quality
Law student’s social media footprint used by popular right-wing blog to make ‘champagne socialism’ accusations that don’t quite hit the mark
On today’s centenary of the start of the first world war, this photo shows members of the Inns of Court Regiment being drilled in Hertfordshire during the conflict
Bag a pupillage and you’ve made it into the secret garden of the bar; fail and you’re just another BPTC grad sucker — no wonder wannabe barristers are nervous today
Glitch in outsourcing services blamed for lack of Mandarin speaker in trial at Cardiff Crown Court
Two-and-a-half years on from the Occupy movement’s foray into the provision of justice, the 1% get their revenge as spate of court sell-offs continues
Life as a solicitor or barrister isn’t always what it seems
New figures give weight to the suspicion that the senior bar is full of not-so-bright slackers from privileged backgrounds
West Midlands cinema at heart of Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corp goes on the market
Female advocates, male non-advocates and wheelchair users are all flummoxed by this sign for the toilets at the Royal Courts of Justice
Seemingly innocuous lawyer advert is in fact a clever publicity stunt for Breaking Bad spin-off
Following the popularity of the video of Slaughter and May in 1981, we have continued our trawl of YouTube and unearthed a 1985 episode of ‘Jim’ll Fix It’ starring Lord Denning and Noddy — which thankfully has a happy ending
Even a respected broadsheet falls into the trap of thinking British judges bang away like their Yankee counterparts
Wigapedia draws upon Biblical inspiration to follow the twists and turns of the Jackson reforms
The Court of Appeal has torn into a criminal barrister and referred him to the Bar Standards Board for getting into a slanging match with a Crown Court judge — but what did the pair actually say to each other?
Barrister Robin Jacobs goes public with claim that Milky Bar has a penis shape moulded into it — sparking Nestlé response
Divorce lawyer Wilkinson wins; last year’s top hottie Patrick Hennessey down to fourth place; 17 new entrants to 21-strong list
Legal profession workers are massively more stressed out and pissed off than the average worker, a leading solicitors’ firm discovers after sending in the survey boffins.
Dominic Grieve QC replaced by a non-silk who promotes his ability to video-conference with the best of them
James Mitchell — whose video of Slaughter and May 33 years ago went viral after being unearthed by Legal Cheek — recalls magic circle life in the dark ages.
An anonymous bar wannabe draws on his recent pupillage interview experience to deliver some lessons to chambers.
Top Blackstone Chambers silk fires warning to Your Barrister Boyfriend duo as she joins Twitter ahead of Barrister Hottie 2014.
Despite trying to pitch categories at high street and younger lawyers, only City slickers look likely to afford Chancery Lane’s gala event
The tale of a lawyer who’s jacked it all in to run a café.
A hashtag spawned by Sean Jones QC took off this morning.
The Barrister Hottie Experts will once again breach Inns of Court protocol and objectify hapless members of the Bar by ranking them according to their looks.
When jargon goes very wrong indeed…
TheStudentRoom message board removes barrister’s ill-judged quip…after we got a screenshot.
Three months after releasing incorrect tenancy statistic, the Bar Council and Bar Standards Board produce correct figure.
Sadly, no — it’s an MP instead. But a recent City of London event on whether the law should be scrapped still generates volatile and at times polarised debate.
Bar Council warns barristers in 22-page guidance that mini-pupils should sign undertakings before arriving at chambers