“Tis the season to be jolly” — but not if you’re studying law
As the ‘Do they know it’s Christmas’ single is criticised for its “cultural ignorance”, WaitroseLaw wonders if its message would be better-suited to stressed-out lawyers
Yet another entry for Legal Cheek’s soon to be bursting gavel hall of shame — and this time from our favourite public service broadcaster
Norton Rose Fulbright trainee-to-be Constantine Markides shares the wisdom he gleaned from doing a December placement last year
As legal profession interest in The Apprentice evaporates, our blogger looks back on the last hurrah of ex-Slaughter and May man Felipe as he follows family solicitor Lauren to the exit
Doge considers possible copyright action against crêperie
Alex Aldridge takes notes as Hogan Lovells, Hardwicke and the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives assist young entrepreneurs at Legal Cheek‘s pro bono clinic
Last night’s episode of BBC reality show was a celebration of corporate lawyers big picture vision
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The world seen through the eyes of the wannabe lawyer
“The courtroom dive”
With the Pegagus Scholarship deadline coming up at the end of the month, Hardwicke barrister Laura Tweedy recalls her experience working for three months in New Zealand through the scheme
Breaking the dominance of the MAWM (middle-aged white man) is even harder than some campaigning groups realise, says Judge John Hack
Help charity create legal plotlines to engage young people with the law
A blogger on a leading social media site has joined Legal Cheek’s crusade against the misuse of little wooden hammer imagery — but is it a losing battle?
Your career may take a different direction to what you expect, but if your heart’s in it you’ll be fine
Barrister and City University law lecturer Andrew Worthley would have banned his younger self from pulling caffeine-fuelled all-nighters
An anonymous law student reviews the performances of the two solicitors on last night’s series ten opener
Just think of how absurd it would be if Clooney called himself George Alamuddin
Wigapedia returns to make his annual translation of the Legal 500
Hogan Lovells financial services litigation partner Louise Lamb shares some legal life hacks
Chartered Institute of Legal Executive president Fran Edwards expects more students to follow her on-the-job route into the profession over the coming years
As this year’s baby barristers prepare to commence pupillage, Hardwicke’s Jasmine Murphy offers some words of wisdom
Visualising the reportage of must-follow Twitter account @CourtNewsUK
Solicitors hit back after Scots law phrase is branded “Harry Potter” language
Lawyers slog it out in ping pong head-to-head
There may be confusion about the right of solicitor-advocate Alan Blacker to call himself ‘Lord Harley of Counsel’. But the man is the undisputed Lord of LinkedIn
Some students are making decent money out of vlogging, so why are only a handful of wannabe lawyers dabbling in the medium?
What price justice?
David M Irving Solicitors may be rueing its 2007 ‘Isis Legal’ rebrand
Happy Yorkshire Day!
Can a tattoo be legally binding?
Judging by these posters spotted in east London yesterday, the concept of “hipster law” — as celebrated by a recent Twitter hashtag frenzy — may actually exist.
Wigapedia draws upon Biblical inspiration to follow the twists and turns of the Jackson reforms
An anonymous bar wannabe draws on his recent pupillage interview experience to deliver some lessons to chambers.
Aspiring barrister Amy Woolfson shares the wisdom she has gleaned while honing her networking skills at law events
Intellectual property infringin’
Someone has put a video on YouTube that was filmed inside top City law firm Slaughter and May in 1981.
The children of the financial crisis could pose a danger to law firms if their ambitions aren’t accommodated.