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.
A student, a trainee and a graduate recruiter share their experiences of vac schemes at Hogan Lovells, Mayer Brown and Norton Rose Fulbright to help wannabe lawyers about to start summer placements at City law firms.
Diversification in a changing legal market.
Spain and Real Madrid footballer Xabi Alonso spotted in Cardiff University law library?!
Making imaginative use of a pink ribbon.
You’ve made the cut. You’ve secured that pupillage interview. @Wigapedia advises on what you should NOT do next…
A prospective barrister explains how he felt when his mistake was highlighted first on Twitter and then on Legal Cheek.
Over 50% of new entrants to the legal profession may be women, but its higher echelons remain dominated by men — as a recent conference on the future of law demonstrated. Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) boss Diane Burleigh reports.
What is Eversheds trying to tell us?
The glamour of the Bar.
At last, a law-themed bike rack!
Someone’s got to do it…
Following the recent further spate of Mitchell-related decisions, it has been determined after careful study of the ratio in each ruling that judges are simply making this stuff up as they go along.
‘Square Meal, Square Mile’ details solicitor’s unhappiness during TC at top 10 City outfit.