We asked protesters at today's demonstration against the legal cuts for their seven-second messages to Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
23 Essex Street junior Vicky Gainza finds the Crown Prosecution Service's threat to withhold work from striking barristers scary — but not as scary as the alternative of doing nothing to prevent the government's legal aid cuts.
The David Cameron-on-the-phone meme that has been sweeping the internet has arrived at the legal profession (starring the PM's brother, Three Raymond Buildings' Alex Cameron QC).
Meet Chris Grayling, a Kent-based maths tutor and writer who has endured a tough time from the nation's lawyers of late.
A split has opened up between those who want to protest in full court garb, and those who don't.
New pupil barrister on BBC legal drama Silk fails to impress on debut.
Since appearing on YouTube on 2 March 2007, a Donoghue v Stevenson-inspired parody of The Police's 'Message in a Bottle' has delighted tens of thousands. But, having been buried under reams of inferior videos over the last seven years, this is probably the first many law students will have heard of 'Snail in a Bottle'.... Read more »
Flamboyant employment barrister discovers that TripAdvisor is rather more brutal than Chambers and Partners.
Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) warning that barristers who strike will lose work elicits memorable letter from 9-12 Bell Yard head Mukul Chawla QC.
The Ministry of Justice's long-awaited announcement about its consultation on reforms to criminal legal aid has sent shockwaves through the profession.
Human rights barrister spotted out with film star for second time, setting tongues wagging.
For a barrister who has been hard at work all day to re-don their full court garb in order to watch a programme about barristers suggests a deep passion for the job.
On the evening of Monday 24 March seven contributors to the 'If I knew then what I know now' series will be gathering at Inner Temple to answer questions on how to make it to the top in law — or even just how to land a training contract or pupillage. The event is free... Read more »
New series of Silk is the most unrealistic yet, despite guidance from top QC.
Set's priority to find new homes for in-coming pupil and current first-sixer, but mini-pupillage applicants to be disappointed.
Lord Denning fans will be sad to hear that the car park which featured in the famous Court of Appeal exclusion clause case is no more.
Bagging a scholarship isn't as hard as students often imagine.
Gizoogle is a gangsta version of Google, through which a pimped-up version of the internet can be accessed. The lawyers who populate this realm do things differently.
Tumblr sensation publishes list of the "hottest" lawyers who became QCs yesterday.
A bin at Cardiff Crown Court has felt the full force of barristers' dislike for the much-maligned PDS.
Solicitor-advocate numbers up sharply too, but most new appointments are white male barristers.
This photo of a mystery Crown Court waiting room appeared on Reddit a few days ago. In the ensuing wave of comments, it was revealed that Doncaster Crown Court is apparently even more high-tech, boasting a PlayStation 2. Meanwhile, spotted a few months back in the Stafford Crown Court robing room...
A rare good news story for the criminal branch of the legal profession.
Inns of Court legal drama is back.
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