Bitter Lawyer

Morning Round-Up: Friday 21 December

Julian Assange: “democracy is the sum of our resistance” [Head of Legal] ‘Julian Assange’s speech, as it sounded in the street outside taxis, hecklers and all. (It gets better after a minute)’ [Sound Cloud via Carl Gardner] How the UK Border Agency nearly blew Robin Hood Airport “sky high” – a calamity at the “Twitter… Read more »

End Of The Day Round-Up

Boris: “If you want to take him to cleaners, take him to cleaners in London” [The Lawyer] Legal Cheek editor hit by cruising slur in wake of College of Law cottaging story [Jon Harman via Twitter] ‘Think like a lawyer’: the game [LexisNexis] Lord Judge, Lord Chief Justice, to retire next summer [Judiciary of England… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 10 October

Justin Lee Collins jokes with his barrister, Sonia Woodley QC, moments after abuse conviction [The Sun] Tory snobs shout lawyer down as they target union rights [Morning Star] Judge wonders what to do with the drunken sailor [The Guardian] Grayling’s opportunism [Law Society Gazette] 5 bad reasons to go to law school [Bitter Lawyer]

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 15 August

Watch out for these four client comments – Bitter Lawyer Judiciary silenced out of court – The Guardian / Pink Tape Ten reasons not to go on holiday – Law Society Gazette Pussy Riot’s stunning victory over Putin’s bureaucrats – The Telegraph

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 11 July

Why I don’t play games with law students – Bitter Lawyer Tom Cruise’s lawyers in no rush to file divorce papers – Female First Can the law nail the Libor bankers? – Obiter J France says ‘Non’ to ABS – Legal Futures Solicitors, law centres need YOU (or at least your cash) – The Guardian

Morning Round-Up: Thursday 10 May

Barrister gets judicial review over QC ‘discrimination’ – BBC Shaming the rogue lawyers: list of Britain’s worst solicitors to be published for the first time – This is Money Lawyer Says BNP’s Nick Griffin Had ‘Mole’ In Rochdale Jury – Huffington Post The five ways lawyers advertise – Bitter Lawyer Queen’s speech ushers in era… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 24 April

My favourite time of year: pupillage application time – mikehillbarrister.com Bar Standards Board’s ‘research’ is crass and deeply flawed – The Guardian Legal lookout: lawyer-only judgments – People Management Legal aid reforms battered in Lords – Press Association Anatomy of a lawyer – Bitter Lawyer

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 3 April

‘Most absurd piece of litigation': £140,000 squandered over land the size of a stroke of a Mont Blanc pen, and a fence – Mail Online Why lawyers can’t get dates – Bitter Lawyer The soaring quality of the Cambridge legal scene just got better – Business Weekly Law firm leads the way as regulations change… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Friday 30 March

Lindsay Lohan can’t contain her joy as she hugs lawyer during her final hearing – The Mirror Fire chiefs slammed by report into death of lawyer who fell down mine shaft – Daily Record SRA bids to increase its power to fine law firms – from £2,000 to £250m – Legal Futures Rapist jailed after… Read more »

Morning Round-Up: Friday 23 March

Ex-Herbert Smith lawyer Margaret Mountford completes her PhD – The Mirror Aberdeen law student aims for Miss Scotland crown – Evening Express Lawyer jokes for a new generation – Bitter Lawyer Law professor accused of unsportsman-like, penile conduct – Above the Law Wales to consider split-off to become separate legal jurisdiction – Legal Week

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 13 March

When you teach a lawyer to fish – Bitter Lawyer Law firms ‘swarming’ to social media – Content Marketing News Lawyer jailed for smuggling drugs into prison in big shoes – Evening Standard Boss of court-translation firm hits back after judges blast service – Manchester Evening News

Morning Round-Up: Wednesday 29 February

‘Most beautiful’ lawyer suspended for two years after lying that she had a medical degree – Daily Mail Should I Go to Law School: an Infographic – Bitter Lawyer New QCs revealed – The Guardian Simon Myerson QC: Slightly Famous For About 3 Minutes – Pupillage And How To Get It

Morning Round-Up: Tuesday 14 February

“I hope I get the same barrister as last time, she was hot,” says paramedic who stole ambulance drugs – Plymouth Herald Supreme Court Judge Stephen Breyer robbed at machete point in Caribbean – BBC Tory MPs’ rage at European judges – The Economist Pilgrimage to the job god – Bitter Lawyer Lawyer gives away… Read more »