Is it over for the rough diamonds in law?
Nice work if you can get it
Newcastle University law student makes baked appeal for training contract
You only live once
Mini-macaron members of the bar
Chris Grayling poses awkwardly with Oscar-nominated actress Carey Mulligan and US attorney general Eric Holder in very random photo
M’learned furry friends
Jolyon Maugham of Middle Temple’s Devereux Chambers rebuts Judge John Hack’s diatribe against tradition, maintaining the silk road is a positive step towards greater diversity
Have the wheels finally come off the UK court system?
Justice Secretary Chris Grayling doled out nearly 100 awards yesterday — but wouldn’t it be better to let the market decide on the top lawyers?
Forget the book; sod the gala film opening — as Valentine’s Day approaches, wannabe lawyers should just read this
Wait … what?
Stock image fail
More lawyers should have branded motorbikes
Happy Birthday Lord Denning!
Coffee, Red Bull, crisps, lager …
Your favourite Legal Cheek posts of the year
Combine research rankings with teaching satisfaction data and you can see which law schools are floundering
Now for a Jackson reforms-themed Christmas sing-a-long
“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