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.
Positioning itself as cool, unfussy and cheap would have made the Kaplan Law School Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC) less vulnerable to competition from bigger rivals.
An army of tabs gathers in anticipation of the open book exam.
Because it’s important that other road users know you’re a lawyer.
Ever wondered what happened to Beavis and Butt-head?
A group of trainees, lawyers and law lecturers distil their exam preparation wisdom into seven-second Vine clips (click on the top left corner of each image to turn on the sound).
“I’ll just rest my eyes for a brief moment…”
Poor wannabe lawyers have it so much worse than other students, as Legal Cheek duo Thomas Connelly and Lucy Pether (pictured) well know…
To celebrate the Mitchell judgment* Wigapedia has created a special commemorative bingo card.
Honesty is the best policy when naming your law firm…
A guide to what instructing solicitors are really telling barristers.
In anticipation of this evening’s ‘If I knew’ Q&A at Inner Temple, the Legal Cheek team have selected their favourite articles from the early days of the ‘If I knew then what I know now’ series. In no particular order… JOSHUA ROZENBERG JOHN COOPER QC LUCY REED DAVID ALLEN GREEN MATTHEW RYDER QC SEAN JONES… Read more »
Entering law straight from school as an apprenctice put Chartered Institute of Legal Executives president Stephen Gowland in a position to start his own law firm aged just 32.
The Lawyer-Origami meme has been crying out for a UK caption. Wigapedia does the honours.